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King's Marsh

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"KINGSMARSH, a liberty (extra-parochial), in the higher division of the hundred of BROXTON, county palatine of CHESTER, 5½ miles (N. W.) from Malpas, containing 46 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • King's Marsh was an extra-parochial place in Broxton hundred (SJ 4254), which became a civil parish in 1858.
  • It included the hamlet of Rowley Hill.
  • The population was 40 in 1801, 91 in 1851, 65 in 1901, 56 in 1951, and 30 in 2001.
  • In 2015 the civil parish was abolished and incorporated into Farndon.
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Civil Registration

  • Great Boughton (1837-69)
  • Chester (1871-1937)
  • West Cheshire (1937-74)
  • Chester & Ellesmere Port (1974-98)
  • Cheshire West (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)
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Court Records

  • Broxton (1828-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2001)
  • Chester, Ellesmere Port & Neston (2001-12)
  • West Cheshire (2012-15)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1888 March 24 — Lost a detached part of King's Marsh (31 acres, pop. 0 in 1891).
  • 2015 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Farndon.

You can see the administrative areas in which King's Marsh 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 SJ430547 (Lat/Lon: 53.086494, -2.851939), King's Marsh which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Tarvin Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Tarvin Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Chester (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009-15)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Great Boughton (1837-71)
  • Tarvin (1871-1930).
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1948)
  • Northwich (1949-54)
  • Nantwich (1955-74)