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GREAT MOLLINGTON

"MOLLINGTON (GREAT), a township in that part of the parish of BACKFORD which is in the higher division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 2¾ miles (N. W. by N.) from Chester, containing 122 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Great Mollington (or Mollington Tarrant) was a township in Backford ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 3870), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1901 to become part of Mollington.
  • The population was 111 in 1801, 122 in 1851, and 188 in 1901.

For the period after 1901, see Mollington.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Mollington 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 (1870-1901)

Court Records

  • Wirral (1828-71)
  • Chester Castle (1871-1901)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1901 March 25 — Abolished and incorporated into Mollington (pop. 188 in 1901)
You can see the administrative areas in which Mollington 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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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ384702 (Lat/Lon: 53.225244, -2.924168), Mollington which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Chester Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Chester Rural District (1894-1901)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Great Boughton (1837-71)
  • Chester (1871-1901)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1901)