Place:Warburton, Cheshire, England

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NameWarburton
TypeCivil parish, Suburb
Coordinates53.4°N 2.45°W
Located inCheshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inGreater Manchester, England     (1974 - )
See alsoBucklow (hundred), Cheshire, Englandhundred in which it was situated
Bucklow Registration District, Cheshire, Englandregistration district of which it was part
Bucklow Rural, Cheshire, Englandrural district in which Warburton was located 1894-1974
Trafford (metropolitan borough), Greater Manchester, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it has been situated since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Warburton is a village and civil parish within the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford in Greater Manchester, England. Historically in Cheshire, Warburton lies on the south bank of the River Mersey between the borough of Warrington and Greater Manchester. In the 21st century, the village remains predominantly rural. Altrincham is the nearest town. According to the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 286.

Warburton has a history of settlement stretching back to the 11th century, with the possibility of earlier habitation. There are 17 listed buildings in the village, including the timber framed Grade I Church of St Werburgh, which is at least 700 years old.[1] Among the other listed buildings are examples of architect John Douglas' work, including the second Church of St Werburgh, built in 1883.[2] In 2006, Time Team excavated in the lands of Moss Brow Farm in Warburton, looking for a Roman fortlet.[3]

Governance

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The civil parish parish of Warburton was created in 1894, under the Local Government Act 1894 and has its own parish council. Warburton became part of the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford in 1974 upon the borough's creation, but was previously in Bucklow Rural District.

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