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Frodsham Lordship

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See Frodsham

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  • Frodsham Lordship was a township in Frodsham ancient parish, Eddisbury hundred (SJ 5176), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become part of Frodsham.
  • It included the hamlets of Beacon Hill, Bradley, Crowmere, Dunsdale, Fivecrosses, Irondish (part), Netherton, Overton and Woodhouses.
  • The population was 301 in 1801, 1010 in 1851, and 1403 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Frodsham.

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Civil Registration

  • Runcorn (1837-1936)
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Court Records

  • Eddisbury (1828-1936)
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Historical Geography

  • 1883 March 25 — Lost seven detached parts to Frodsham (159 acres, pop. 0 in 1891), and gained eight detached parts of Frodsham (108 acres, pop. 150 in 1891, including Brecon Hill and Five Crosses)
  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Frodsham (2630 acres, pop. 1563 in 1931).
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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

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1936)