Little Warford

Little Warford

Infobox UK place
country = England
official_name= Little Warford
map_type= Cheshire
latitude= 53.287148
longitude= -2.286387
population = 310 (estimate)
civil_parish= Little Warford
shire_district= Macclesfield
region= North West England
shire_county = Cheshire
constituency_westminster= Macclesfield
post_town= STOCKPORT
postcode_district =SK9
postcode_area= SK
dial_code= 01565
os_grid_reference= SJ810767

Little Warford is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. According to Cheshire County Council, the population of the entire civil parish was estimated to be 310. [ Cheshire Current Facts and Figures:Population Estimates.] Retrieval Date: April 20. 2008] The parish contains the The David Lewis Centre, a charity set up by David Lewis, the founder of Lewis's. It is a registered charity which aims to provide medical, educational, residential and assessment services for people with epilepsy and other neurological conditions. [cite web|title=The David Lewis Centre|accessdate=2008-04-20|url=|]


Little Warford civil parish was created in 1951 when the civil parish of Marthall cum Warford was abolished and divided into two parts: Little Warford and Marthall civil parishes. It was in Bucklow Rural District until 1974, and has been in the Borough of Macclesfield since 1974.Youngs, F. A. (1991). page 40.]

Marthall cum Warford had been a township in Rostherne ancient parish, and had been created a separate civil parish in 1866. It had been in Bucklow Hundred. From 1836 to 1895 it had been in Altrincham Poor Law Union, when it was transferred to Bucklow Poor Law Union until 1930. It was also in Altrincham Rural Sanitary District. From 1894 to 1895 it had been in Altrincham Rural District, and from 1895 to 1951 it had been part of Bucklow Rural District.Youngs, F. A. (1991). page 26.]

Little Warford is in the Macclesfield constituency for the UK parliament, although the area had previously been in Knutsford constituency (1885–1948), the Mid Cheshire (1867–1885), the North Cheshire (1832–1867), and the Cheshire (1543–1832) constituencies. [Youngs, F. A. (1991). pages 26, 40. Harris, B. E. (Ed.) (1979). pages 98–166.]

Notes and references



*cite book|last=Harris|first=B. E. (Ed.)|year=1979|title=The Victoria history of the county of Chester. (Volume II)|location=Oxford|publisher=Oxford University Press|isbn=019722749X
*cite book|last=Youngs |first=F. A. |year=1991 |title=Guide to the local administrative units of England. (Volume 1: Northern England) |location=London |publisher=Royal Historical Society |isbn=0861931270

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