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Neston

Summary
Neston is a market town and civil parish on the Wirral Peninsula, in Cheshire, England. It is part of the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester. The civil parish and wider suburban area includes Parkgate to the north west and Little Neston, Ness and part of Burton to the south. At the 2001 census the population of Neston ward was recorded as 3,521, increasing to 4,329 at the 2011 census. The Neston built-up area had a population of 15,162 in 2001, increasing to 15,221 in 2011. History The name is of Viking origin, deriving from the Old Norse Nes-tún, meaning 'farmstead or settlement at/near a promontory or headland'. Another Nesttun town can be found near Bergen, Norway. It is also mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Nestone under the ownership of a William Fitznigel, with a population of eight households. Civic history A royal charter was granted to Neston in 1728 in support of its status as a market town. Historically, the current settlement wa
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