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  • Grappenhall was a township in Grappenhall ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6486), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was renamed Grappenhall & Thelwall in 1974.
  • It included the hamlet of Highfields.
  • The population was 338 in 1801, 708 in 1851, 987 in 1901, and 5655 in 1951.

For the period after 1974, see Grappenhall & Thelwall.


For chuches and chapels in the area added in 1936, see also Thelwall.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Grappenhall 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

  • Runcorn (1837-45)
  • Warrington (1845-96)
  • Runcorn (1896-1974)

Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-1974)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1933 April 1 — Lost parts to Warrington, Lancashire (94 acres, pop. 213 in 1931) and Woolston, Lancashire (69 acres, pop. 0 in 1931), was altered to follow the centre of the Manchester Ship Canal.
  • 1936 April 1 — Gained part of Thelwall (1108 acres, pop. 506 in 1931), and lost part to Lymm (3 acres, pop. 0 in 1931)
  • 1953 April 1 — Gained part of Stockton Heath (19 acres, pop. 5 in 1951)
  • 1974 April 1 — Renamed Grappenhall & Thelwall
You can see the administrative areas in which Grappenhall has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ640863 (Lat/Lon: 53.372315, -2.542564), Grappenhall which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Warrington Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Warrington Rural District (1894-96)
  • Runcorn Rural District (1896-1974)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Runcorn (1837-45)
  • Warrington (1845-96)
  • Runcorn (1896-1930)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1948)
  • Runcorn (1949-74)