Adlington village hall
Adlington shown within Cheshire
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Adlington is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is known as Eduluintune in the Domesday Book. According to the 2001 census the civil parish had a population of 1,081 people across 401 households. There is a primary school (mixed, non-denominational) in the village.
Adlington was a chapelry and township in Prestbury ancient parish. It became a separate civil parish in 1866, and had slight changes to its civil parish boundaries in 1936. It was in Hamestan hundred, which later became Macclesfield Hundred and, later still, was assigned to be part of Macclesfield Poor Law Union and Rural Sanitary District. When Macclesfield Rural District council was established in 1894, Adlington became a civil parish within it. In 1974, local government re-organisation led to it becoming part of the Borough of Macclesfield., which in turn was succeeded by Cheshire East Council in 2009.
Adlington made the news in January 2008, when a delivery vehicle shed 18 tonnes of mango chutney onto the road through the village. A spokesman for F Swain and Sons, the company which owns the lorry, said: "It was just one of those things."
Adlington Parish Council, which administers the civil parish, is made up of ten parish councillors and one parish clerk. The parish council sits each month, and at these meetings, the two borough and single county councillor will also often attend.
- "2001 UK Census". Retrieved 2008-04-04.
- "Adlington Parish Council". Retrieved 2008-04-04.
- "Adlington Primary School". Retrieved 2008-02-25.
- Youngs, F. A. (1991). page 5
- Philips, A. D. M. and Philips, C. B. (2002). pages 10–11.
- "Macclesfield Borough Council website". Archived from the original on 2 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-04.
- Cheshire (Structural Changes) Order 2008
- "Adlington Hall". Retrieved 2008-04-04.
- "Chutney truck in a pickle (Manchester Evening News)". Retrieved 2008-04-04.
- Phillips, A. D. M.; Phillips, C. B. (2002). A new historical atlas of Cheshire. Chester, UK: Cheshire County Council and Cheshire Community Council Publications Trust. ISBN 0-904532-46-1.
- Youngs, F. A. (1991). Guide to the local administrative units of England. (Volume 1: Northern England). London: Royal Historical Society. ISBN 0-86193-127-0.
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