Puddington, Cheshire

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Crocus Time in Puddington - geograph.org.uk - 132702.jpg
The village green, Puddington
Puddington is located in Cheshire
Puddington shown within Cheshire
Population381 (2011 Census)
OS grid referenceSJ328733
Civil parish
  • Puddington
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNESTON
Postcode districtCH64
Dialling code0151
AmbulanceNorth West
EU ParliamentNorth West England
UK Parliament
List of places
53°15′11″N 3°00′29″W / 53.253°N 3.008°W / 53.253; -3.008Coordinates: 53°15′11″N 3°00′29″W / 53.253°N 3.008°W / 53.253; -3.008

Puddington is a village and civil parish on the Wirral Peninsula, in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England, located close to the border with Wales.[1] In 2001 the village of Puddington had 325 inhabitants,[2] increasing to 381 at the 2011 census.[3]

Formerly a township in Burton parish of the Wirral Hundred, it included the hamlets of Badger's Rake (part), Benty Heys, Craxton Wood and Two Mills (part). The population was 139 in 1801, 176 in 1851, 126 in 1901 and 410 in 1951.[4]

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

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  1. ^ 117 Chester & Wrexham/Caer A Wrecsam (Map). 1:50000. Landranger. Ordnance Survey.
  2. ^ "2001 Census: Puddington". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 18 November 2007.
  3. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 28 May 2015.
  4. ^ "Cheshire Towns & Parishes: Puddington". GENUKI UK & Ireland Genealogy. Retrieved 10 May 2007.

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