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"HOOSE, a township in the parish of WEST-KIRBY, lower division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 9½ miles (N. N. W.) from Great Neston, containing 114 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Hoose was a township in West Kirby ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 2189), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1894 to become part of Hoylake cum West Kirby.
  • The population was 60 in 1801, 589 in 1851, and 2701 in 1901.

For the period after 1894, see Hoylake cum West Kirby.


Civil Registration

  • Wirral (1837-94)

Court Records

  • Wirral (1828-94)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography


Politics and Government

  • Wirral Rural Sanitary District (1875-91)
  • West Kirby & Hoylake Urban Sanitary District (1891-94)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Wirral (1836-94)

Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Wirral (1885-94)