"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.
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- Runcorn Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
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