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GREAT SAUGHALL

"SAUGHALL (GREAT), a township in the parish of SHOTWICK, higher division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 4 miles (N. W. by W.) from Chester, containing 343 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Great Saughall was a township in Shotwick ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 3670), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It was abolished in 1948 to become part of Saughall.
  • The population was 147 in 1801, 493 in 1851, and 703 in 1901.

For the period after 1948, see Saughall.

Churches

  • Shotwick: St. Michael & All Angels (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Great Saughall.
  • Great Saughall: All Saints (Church of England). Founded in 1901 as a chapel to Shotwick: St. Michael & All Angels, becoming the district church for part of Great Saughall in 1921.
  • Great Saughall, Grove Chapel (Church of Christ). Built in 1849, closed in 1981. Registers of baptisms 1845-1947 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Great Saughall, Methodist Chapel (Primitive).
  • Great Saughall, Presbyterian Chapel.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Shotwick area or see them printed on a map.

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Civil Registration

  • Great Boughton (1837-69)
  • Chester (1870-1937)
  • West Cheshire (1937-48)
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Court Records

  • Wirral (1828-71)
  • Chester Castle (1871-1948)

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1883 March 25 — Lost detached parts Nos. 2 to 4 to Little Saughall (110 acres, pop. 0 in 1891)
  • 1888 March 24 — Gained five detached parts Little Saughall (200 acres, pop. 0 in 1891), and lost detached part No. 5 to Little Saughall (4 acres, pop. 5 in 1891, including Oakenholme) and detached part No. 1 to Woodbank (42 acres, pop. 0 in 1891)
  • 1948 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Saughall

You can see the administrative areas in which GREAT SAUGHALL 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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Politics and Government

  • Chester Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Chester Rural District (1894-1948)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Great Boughton (1837-53)
  • Hawarden (1853-71)
  • Chester (1871-1930)
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1915)
  • Chester (1918-48)