One of the famous small villages in Warrington, Cheshire, England, is the Appleton Thorn. The little village has an estimated population of 10,477 residents, according to the 2001 conducted census. The famous civil parish of this town is Appleton.
Appleton Thorn came to light in the survey of Domesday as Epeltune. Which means “the tun where the apples grew.” The village has been quite known to host a meaningful celebration called “The Bawming Thorn.” The present ceremony celebration form dates back to the not-too-long 19th century, it remained as the Appleton Thorn walking day.
The “walking day” ceremony involves many children around the village’s primary school taking a walk through Appleton Thorn and wielding games and sports at the grounds in the school.
However, this ceremony takes place in a new location, the Appleton Thorn hall. After a while, the ceremony ended in the early 1930s. The new headmaster in the 1970s, Mr. Jones Bob, revived the tradition and is celebrated on the nearest Saturday to the Midsummer day.
The Appleton Thorn village sits in Warrington, Cheshire, England. With an OS reference grid number of SJ640839. Like any other town in Warrington, Appleton Thorn is under the sovereign government of the United Kingdom. Its postcode district is WA4, with a dialing code of 01925.
A famous area in the town of Appleton Thorn is the Thorn Cross prison. Its present site previously housed the Station of the Royal Naval HMS Blackcap. This site was once like a graveyard for aircrew members during HMS Blackcap, mostly during flight accidents.
Appleton Thorn village is under the Ward of Warrington Borough of Grappenhall plus the Commons UK House Constituency in Warrington South. The MP of the house has been Andy Carter from Conservative Party since 2019.
Starting at Appleton Thorn Village Hall located at Stretton Rd, Appleton Thorn, Warrington WA4 4RT, United Kingdom head south via Pepper St to Ryder Ltd located at Barley Castle Cl, Appleton Thorn, Warrington WA4 4TG, United Kingdom
From Ryder Ltd head northeast via Chapel Ln to Appleton Thorn Primary School located at Arley Rd, Appleton Thorn, Warrington WA4 4RW, United Kingdom
From Appleton Thorn Primary School head northwest via Arley Rd to Warrington Driving School located at 53 Parkland Cl, Appleton Thorn, Warrington WA4 4RH, United Kingdom
From Warrington Driving School head north via Lumb Brook Rd and Ashberry Dr to Paragon Executive Travel Service Limited located at 32 Ashberry Dr, Appleton Thorn, Warrington WA4 4QS, United Kingdom
From Paragon Executive Travel Service head south via Ashberry Dr and Lumb Brook Rd to Appleton Thorn Village Hall located at Stretton Rd, Appleton Thorn, Warrington WA4 4RT, United Kingdom