Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BARNTON

BARNTON, a township and a chapelry in Great Budworth parish, Cheshire. The township lies near the Northwestern railway, 2 miles NW of Northwich; and has a post office under that town. Acres, 751. Real property, £3,052. Pop., 1,219. Houses, 264. The chapelry is more extensive than the township; and was constituted in 1843. Pop., 1,431. Houses, 310. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester. Value, 120.* Patron, the Bishop. The church is good; and there are three Methodist chapels.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a township and a chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Barnton Tn/CP       Great Budworth CP/Tn/AP       Cheshire AncC
Place: Barnton

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