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Little Mollington

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"MOLLINGTON (LITTLE), a township in that part of the parish of St-MARY-CHESTER, which is in the higher division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 2¼ miles (N. W. by N.) from Chester, containing 28 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Little Mollington (or Mollington Banastre) was a township in Chester St. Mary on the Hill ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 3969), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1901 to become part of Mollington
  • It had a population of 23 in 1801, 16 in 1851, and 44 in 1901).
  • The population of Mollington was 232 in 1901, and 335 in 1951.

For the period after 1901, see Mollington.

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Churches

See Mollington.

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Civil Registration

  • Great Boughton (1837-69)
  • Chester (1870-1901)
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Court Records

  • Wirral (1828-71)
  • Chester Castle (1871-1901)
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Historical Geography

  • 1901 March 25 — Abolished and incorporated into Mollington (pop. 44 in 1901)
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Politics & Government

  • Chester Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Chester Rural District (1894-1901)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Great Boughton (1837-71)
  • Chester (1871-1901)
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1901)