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KELSALL

"KELSALL, a township in that part of the parish of TARVIN which is in the second division of the hundred of EDDISBURY, county palatine of CHESTER, 4¼ miles (N. W. by N.) from Tarporley, containing 598 inhabitants. Here is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists. Kelsall was formerly a military post of great importance, commanding the principal approach to Chester. Here is a quarry of excellent freestone; also a chalybeate spring." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Kelsall was a township in Tarvin ancient parish, Eddisbury hundred (SJ 5362), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Hallowsgate, Kelsall Hill (part) and Tarvin Sands (part).
  • The population was 469 in 1801, 626 in 1851, 670 in 1901, 1030 in 1951, and 2520 in 2001.

Churches

  • Tarvin: St. Andrew (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Kelsall.
  • Kelsall: St. Philip (Church of England). Built in 1860 as a chapel to Tarvin: St. Andrew, becoming the district church for Kelsall in 1956.
  • Click for photo of churchKelsall, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1816, rebuilt in 1884.

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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+)

Court Records

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

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

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

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)