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SPEKE, a township, with a r. station, in Childwall parish, Lancashire; on the river Mersey, and on the Warrington and Liverpool railway, 7 miles SE of Liverpool. Acres, 5,492; of which 3,020 are water. Real property, £5,165. Pop., 571. Houses, 89. S. Hall is the seat of R. Watt, Esq.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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- South Ganworth Rd, Baptist
- All Saints, All Saints Road, Church of England
- St Aidan, Central Avenue, Church of England
- Kingdom Hall, Little Heath Rd, Jehovah's Witness
- St Ambrose, Heathgate Avenue, Roman Catholic
- St Christopher, Stapleton Avenue, Roman Catholic
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