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PRIOR'S HEYS

  • Prior's Heys (formerly Pryor's Hayes) was an extra-parochial place in Eddisbury hundred (SJ 5166), which became a civil parish in 1858.
  • The population was 21 in 1851, 22 in 1901, 15 in 1951, and 10 in 2001.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 2015 and incorporated into Tarvin.

Churches

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

  • 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 (2009-15)

Court Records

  • Eddisbury (1828-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2001)
  • Chester, Ellesmere Port & Neston (2001-12)
  • West Cheshire (2012-15)

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Priors Heys which are provided by:

Historical Geography

  • 2015 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Tarvin.
You can see the administrative areas in which Priors Heys 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 Priors Heys to another place.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ520660 (Lat/Lon: 53.188899, -2.719842), Priors Heys which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Tarvin Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Tarvin Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)

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 (1948-74)