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MALPAS

  • Malpas was a township in Malpas ancient parish, Broxton hundred (SJ 4846), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Bawbrook, Cross o'th'Hill, Ebnal, Kidnal (from 2015), Lower Wych (from 2015), Newton (from 2015), Oldcastle (from 2015), Oldcastle Heath (from 2015) Overton (from 2015), Oathills, Stockton (from 2015), The Moss, and Wychough (from 2015).
  • The population was 906 in 1801, 1054 in 1851, 1139 in 1901, 1219 in 195, and 1628 in 2001.

Cemeteries

  • Malpas Cemetery. Opened 1873 (2.5 acres).

Churches

  • Malpas: St. Oswald (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Malpas.
  • Malpas: St. Joseph (Roman Catholic). Opened in 1946.
  • Malpas, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan), Wrexham Road/Cuddington Road. Built in 1894.
  • Malpas, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan), Old Hall Street. Built in 1860, closed in 1968. Registers 1935-1968 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Malpas, United Reformed Church (Independent/Congregational), High Street. Built in 1815. Registers 1819-1837 are at the Cheshire Record Office.

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

  • Wrexham (1837-53)
  • Whitchurch (1853-1937)
  • West Cheshire (1937-74)
  • Chester & Ellesmere Port (1974-98)
  • Cheshire West (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Court Records

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

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Malpas which are provided by:

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Malpas has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Malpas to another place.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ486472 (Lat/Lon: 53.019599, -2.767707), Malpas which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Whitchurch Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Malpas Rural District (1894-1936)
  • Tarvin Rural District (1894-74)
  • Chester (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Wrexham (1837-53)
  • Whitchurch (1853-1930)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1948)
  • Northwich (1949-54)
  • Nantwich (1955-74)