Place:Appleton, Cheshire, England

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NameAppleton
Alt namesApletunesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 52
Hull and Appletonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates53.3508°N 2.5441°W
Located inCheshire, England
See alsoBucklow (hundred), Cheshire, Englandhundred in which it was situated
Great Budworth, Cheshire, Englandparish in which the township was located
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source: Family History Library Catalog
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Appleton is a civil parish and suburb of Warrington in Cheshire, England. The A49 road runs from neighbouring Stockton Heath up the hill into Appleton and links Warrington town centre with the M56 motorway.

At the top of Appleton is the large Fox Covert Cemetery which has excellent views overlooking the whole of Warrington. It is locally called Hillcliffe.

A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Appleton from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:

"APPLETON, or Hull and Appleton, a township in Great Budworth parish, Cheshire; near the Bridgewater canal, 3 miles SE of Warrington. Acres: 3,324. Real property: £9,571. Population: 1,828. Houses: 376. Here are Appleton Lodge, and Independent, Baptist, and Wesleyan chapels."

Appleton was one of the townships of the parish of Great Budworth.

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