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Childer Thornton, Cheshire

Historical Description

Childer-Thornton or Thornton-Childer, a village and a township in Hooton ecclesiastical and Eastham civil parish, Cheshire, 1 mile from Little Sutton station on the Helsby and Hooton branch of the Birkenhead railway, 1 E of Hooton, and 9 miles S of Birkenhead. Acreage of the township, 746; population, 743. There is a Roman Catholic chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cheshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cheshire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Cheshire, 1580 is available on the Heraldry page.

CountyCheshire West and Chester
RegionNorth West
Postal districtCH66
Post TownEllesmere Port