Chester - Holy Trinity


"CHESTER; The city comprises the parishes of St. Bridget, St. John the Baptist, Little St. John, St. Martin, St. Michael, St. Olave, and St. Peter; and part of the parishes of St. Mary on the Hill, St. Oswald, and the Holy Trinity, and the precinct of the Cathedral Close; all in the archdeaconry and diocese of Chester. 

The living of the parish of the Holy Trinity is a discharged rectory, rated in the king's books at £8. 15. 6., and in the patronage of the Earl of Derby." 

[From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]


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The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

"CHESTER HOLY TRINITY, a parish in the city of Chester."

"BLACON-CUM-CRABHALL, (or Crabwall), a township in the parish of Chester Holy Trinity, Chester, hundred of Wirrall, in the county palatine of Chester, 2 miles to the W. of Chester. It is not far from the Ellesmere canal.

"CRABWALL, a hamlet in the parishes of Chester Holy Trinity, and St. Oswald, hundred of Wirrall, in the county of Chester, 1½ mile N. of Chester. Lord Crewe is lord of the manor. It is situated near the Ellesmere canal, and together with Blacon forms a township."


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