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"MOORE, a township in the parish of RUNCORN, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 4 miles (S. W. by S.) from Warrington, containing 243 inhabitants. The Mersey and Irwell canal and the Duke of Bridgewater's canal pass through the township." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Moore was a township in Daresbury chapelry and Runcorn ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 6082), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 156 in 1801, 336 in 1851, 408 in 1901, 494 in 1951, and 808 in 2001.


  • Runcorn: All Saints (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Moore.
  • Daresbury: All Saints (Church of England). An ancient chapel to Runcorn: All Saints, and the district church for part of Moore from 1880.
  • Walton: St. John the Evangelist (Church of England). The district church for part of Moore from 1879.
  • Moore, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1812, rebuilt in 1870.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Moore area or see them printed on a map.


Civil Registration

  • Runcorn (1837-1974)
  • Halton (1974+)

Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-39)
  • Daresbury (1839-1974)
  • Halton (1974+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1933 April 1 — Lost the area north of the Manchester Ship Canal to Penketh, Lancahire (307 acres, pop. 23 in 1931)
  • 1967 April 1 — Lost part to Runcorn (92 hectares, pop. 186 in 1961)
  • 1992 April 1 — Gained parts of Daresbury and Runcorn

You can see the administrative areas in which MOORE has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


Politics and Government

  • Runcorn Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Runcorn Rural District (1894-1974)
  • Warrington (1974+)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1948)
  • Runcorn (1949-74)