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WERVIN

"WERVIN, a township in that part of the parish of ST.OSWALD, city of CHESTER, which is in the lower division of the hundred of BROXTON, county palatine of CHESTER, 4¼ miles (N. by E.) from Chester, containing 67 inhabitants. The Ellesmere, or Wirrall, canal bounds the parish on the west." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Wervin was a township in St. Oswald's ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 4272), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 56 in 1801, 60 in 1851, 94 in 1901, 89 in 1951, and 118 in 2001.

Churches

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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

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

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Historical Geography

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Maps

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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+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

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

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1915)
  • Chester (1918-74)