Puddington, Cheshire


Puddington, Cheshire

infobox UK place
country= England
official_name= Puddington
map_type= Cheshire
latitude= 53.2532
longitude= -3.0082
population= 325 (2001 Census)citeweb|url=http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadTableView.do?a=7&b=792499&c=puddington&d=16&e=15&g=427664&i=1001x1003x1004&o=1&m=0&r=1&s=1195353652234&enc=1&dsFamilyId=779|title=2001 Census: Puddington|work=Office for National Statistics|accessdate=18 November|accessyear=2007]
shire_district= Chester
shire_county= Cheshire
region= North West England
constituency_westminster= City of Chester
post_town= NESTON
postcode_district= CH64
postcode_area= CH
dial_code= 0151
os_grid_reference= SJ328733

Puddington is a village and civil parish on the Wirral Peninsula, Cheshire, England, located close to the border with Wales [http://www.multimap.com/map/browse.cgi?client=public&GridE=-3.00820&GridN=53.25320&lon=-3.00820&lat=53.25320&place=Puddington%2C%20Cheshire&db=freegaz&scale=100000&search_result=Puddington%2C%20Cheshire&lang=&keepicon=true (Map)] . Puddington is part of the Saughall Ward of Chester District with a total ward population of 3,585, [citeweb|url=http://neighbourhood.statistics.gov.uk/dissemination/LeadKeyFigures.do?a=7&b=5948127&c=saughall&d=14&e=16&g=427664&i=1001x1003x1004&m=0&enc=1|title=2001 Census: Saughall (Ward)|work=Office for National Statistics|accessdate=4 August|accessyear=2007] as of the 2001 Census. The village itself has 325 inhabitants. ]

Formerly a township in Burton parish of the Wirral Hundred, it included the hamlets of Badger's Rake (part), Benty Heys, Croxton Wood and Two Mills (part). The population was 139 in 1801, 176 in 1851, 126 in 1901 and 410 in 1951. [citeweb|url=http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/chs/puddington.html|work=GENUKI UK & Ireland Genealogy|title=Cheshire Parishes: Puddington|accessdate=10 May|accessyear=2007]

Puddington has as its centre piece a village green which hosts the annual Christmas carol service and summer barbecue.

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