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THURSTASTON

"THURSTASTON, a parish in the lower division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 5 miles (N. W. by N.) from Great Neston, containing 127 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Chester, rated in the king's books at £6. 13. 6., endowed with £200 private benefaction, and £300 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Chester. The church, dedicated to St. Bartholomew, is a curious small structure, partly in the Norman style of architecture. The river Dee passes by this place to Chester." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

"DALPOOL, a hamlet in the parish of THURSTASTON, hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 5 miles (N. W. by N.) from Parkgate. The population is returned with the parish." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Thurstaston, also a township in Thurstaston ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 2484), became a civil parish in 1866.
  • Since 1974 it has been an unparished area in the county of Merseyside.
  • It includes the hamlet of Dawpool.
  • The population was 112 in 1801, 98 in 1851, 141 in 1901, and 151 in 1951.

Churches

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Civil Registration

  • Wirral (1837-1974)
  • Birkenhead (1974-98)
  • Wirral (1998+)

Court Records

  • Wirral (1828+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

Places associated with Thurstaston ancient parish with separate pages

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Politics and Government

  • Wirral Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Wirral Rural District (1894-1933)
  • Wirral Urban District (1933-74)
  • Metropolitan Borough of Wirral [Merseyside] (1974+)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Wirral (1885-1974)