"SUTTON (LITTLE), a township in the parish of EASTHAM, higher division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 7¾ miles (N.N.W) from Chester, containing 329 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Little Sutton was a township in Eastham ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 3676), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- The civil parish was abolished in 1950 to become part of Ellesmere Port.
- It included the hamlets of Gorsthill and Woodhey.
- The population was 166 in 1801, 432 in 1851, and 1109 in 1901.
For the period after 1950, see Ellesmere Port.
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ371770 (Lat/Lon: 53.286219, -2.944958), Little Sutton which are provided by:
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- Wirral Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
- Wirral Rural District (1894-1933)
- Ellesmere Port Urban District (1933-50).