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MOSTON (near Chester)

"MOSTON, a township in that part of the parish of St-MARY-CHESTER, which is in the lower division of the hundred of BROXTON, county palatine of CHESTER, 3 miles (N. by W.) from Chester, containing 18 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Moston was a township in St. Mary on the Hill ancient parish, Broxton hundred (SJ 4070), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlet of The Dale.
  • The population was 14 in 1801, 14 in 1851, 51 in 1901, 850 in 1951, and 680 in 2001.

Churches

There are more than 30 churches identified in this place. Please click here for a complete list.

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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+)
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Court Records

  • Broxton (1828-71)
  • Chester Castle (1871-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2001)
  • Chester, Ellesmere Port & Neston (2001-12)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

  • Chester Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Chester Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

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

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1915)
  • Chester (1915-74)