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Claughton with Grange

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"CLAUGHTON, a township, joint with Grange, in the parish of BIDSTONE, lower division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 9½ miles (N. by E.) from Great Neston, containing, with Grange, 119 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

"GRANGE, a township, joint with Claughton, in the parish of BIDSTONE, lower division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 9 miles (N. by E.) from Great Neston, containing 119 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Claughton with Grange (or Claughton cum Grange) was a township in the ancient parishes of Bidston and Woodchurch, Wirral hundred (SJ 3089), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1898 to become part of Birkenhead.
  • It included the hamlets of Birkenhead Park and Flaybrick.
  • The population was 67 in 1801 and 714 in 1851.

For the period after 1898, see Birkenhead.

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Civil Registration

  • Wirral (1837-61)
  • Birkenhead (1861-98)
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Court Records

  • Wirral (1828-77)
  • Birkenhead (Borough) (1877-98)
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Historical Geography

  • 1898 March 31 — Abolished and incorporated into Birkenhead (pop. 3920 in 1901)

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Politics & Government

  • Wirral Rural Sanitary District (1875-77)
  • Birkenhead Urban Sanitary District (1877-1894)
  • Birkenhead Municipal Borough (1877-89)
  • Birkenhead County Borough (1889-98)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Wirral (1836-61)
  • Birkenhead (1861-98)
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  • South Cheshire (1832-54)
  • Birkenhead (1854-98)