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GREAT SUTTON

  • Great Sutton was a township in Eastham ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 3775), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1950 to become part of Ellesmere Port.
  • It included the hamlets of Backford Cross (part) and Sutton Green.
  • The population was 153 in 1801, 203 in 1851, and 397 in 1901.

For the period after 1950, see Ellesmere Port.

Churches

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

  • Wirral (1837-1937)
  • West Cheshire (1937-50)

Court Records

  • Wirral (1828-1933)
  • Chester Castle (1933-50)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1889 March 24 — Lost a detached part to Overpool (5 acres, pop. 0 in 1891)
  • 1950 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Ellesmere Port (1151 acres, pop. 662 in 1931)
You can see the administrative areas in which Great Sutton 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 SJ376755 (Lat/Lon: 53.272786, -2.937190), Great Sutton which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Wirral Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Wirral Rural District (1894-1933)
  • Ellesmere Port Urban District (1933-50).

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Wirral (1885-1950)