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"MANLEY, a township in the parish of FRODSHAM, second division of the hundred of EDDISBURY, county palatine of CHESTER, 4¾ miles (S. by W.) from Frodsham, containing 333 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Manley was a township in Frodsham ancient parish, Eddisbury hundred (SJ 5172), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Dunham Heath, The Moss, Ravelstone, Siddalls Hill and Simmonds Hill.
  • The population was 108 in 1801, 395 in 1851, 305 in 1901, 793 in 1951, and 548 in 2001.
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Civil Registration

  • Runcorn (1837-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-98)
  • Cheshire Central (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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Court Records

  • Eddisbury (1828-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2012)
  • West Cheshire (2012+)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ506716 (Lat/Lon: 53.239117, -2.741639), Manley which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Runcorn Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Runcorn Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Vale Royal (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Runcorn
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Eddisbury (1885-1948)
  • Runcorn (1949-74)