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Upton (or Upton-by-Chester) is a civil parish and a large suburb on the outskirts of Chestermarker, om the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chestermarker and the ceremonial county of Cheshiremarker, Englandmarker. At the 2001 Census the population was recorded as 7,800.

History

Formerly a township in Broxton Hundred, it included the hamlet of Upton Heath. The population was 173 in 1801, 555 in 1851, 1,769 in 1901 and 6,343 in 1951.

Community

The area has four primary schools - Upton Heath (formerly Upton Manor), Westlea, Acresfield and Mill View - and a secondary school, Upton High. There is also a library which is set next to playing fields, bowling greens and a children's park.

The nearest railway station is the Merseyrail station at Bachemarker.

There are several rows of shops including Bache, Upton-Heath, Western Grove, and at least three pubs including Bache, Frog, Game Keeper.It also has a Royal British Legion Club. Upton also plays host to a golf course and four churches; one Baptist, one United Reformed Church, one catholic (St Columba's), one Church of England, called Holy Ascension.

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