Broxton from Bickerton Hill
Broxton shown within Cheshire
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Broxton is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. The village is 11 miles south of Chester, and only 10 miles east of Wrexham in Wales. The civil parish also contains the small settlements of Barnhill, Bolesworth, Brown Knowl, Fuller's Moor and Meadow Bank. According to the 2001 Census it had a total population of 390.
- Harry Atkinson, premier of New Zealand on four occasions during the late 19th century was born in Broxton.
- Austin Carr, cricketer, was born at Lower Hall, in Broxton in 1898.
- UK & Ireland Genealogy: Broxton (accessed 24 April 2010)
- "2001 Census: Broxton". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 13 July 2008.
- "Prime Ministers of New Zealand: Harry Atkinson biography". New Zealand Prime Minister's Office. Retrieved 21 September 2007.
- "Harry Atkinson biography". Encyclopaedia of New Zealand 1966. Retrieved 21 September 2007.
- "Cricket Archive: Austin Carr". keralacricketonline.com. Retrieved 21 September 2007.[dead link]
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