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FOULK STAPLEFORD

"STAPLEFORD (FOULK), a township in that part of the parish of TARVIN which is in the lower division of the hundred of BROXTON, county palatine of CHESTER, 5½ miles (W.) from Tarporley, containing 263 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Foulk Stapleford was a township in Tarvin ancient parish, Broxton hundred (SJ 4863), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It included the hamlets of Brereton Park, Greenlooms (part) and Hargrave.
  • The population was 212 in 1801, 236 in 1851, 204 in 1901, 153 in 1951, and 156 in 2001.
  • In 2015 the civil parish was abolished and incorporated into Hargrave & Huxley.

Churches

  • Tarvin: St. Andrew (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Foulk Stapleford.
  • Hargrave: St. Peter (Church of England). An ancient chapel to Tarvin: St. Andrew, and the district church for Foulk Stapleford from 1878.
  • Hargrave, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1859, closed in 1981.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Tarvin area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Civil Registration

  • Great Boughton (1837-69)
  • Chester (1870-1937)
  • West Cheshire (1937-74)
  • Chester & Ellesmere Port (1974-98)
  • Cheshire West (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)

Court Records

  • Broxton (1828-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2001)
  • Chester, Ellesmere Port & Neston (2001-12)
  • West Cheshire (2012-15)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

  • Tarvin Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Tarvin Rural District (1894-74)
  • Chester (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Great Boughton (1837-71)
  • Tarvin (1871-1930)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1948)
  • Northwich (1949-74)