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"STOCKHAM, a township in the parish of RUNCORN, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 3½ miles (N. E.) from Frodsham, containing 52 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Stockham was a township in Runcorn ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 5481), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become part of Norton.
  • It includes parts of the hamlets of Brookvale and Palace Fields
  • The population was 46 in 1851, 34 in 1851, and 38 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Norton.

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Civil Registration

  • Runcorn (1837-1936)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-67)
  • Runcorn (1867-1936)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Norton (331 acres, pop. 21 in 1931)

You can see the administrative areas in which Stockham has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ547809 (Lat/Lon: 53.323491, -2.682037), Stockham which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Runcorn Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Runcorn Rural District (1894-1936)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Runcorn
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Northwich (1885-1936)