"NESS, a township in the garish of GREAT-NESTON, higher division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER, 1¼ miles (S. S. E.) from Great Neston, containing 394 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Ness was a township in Neston ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 3076), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- In 1974 it became an unparished area, and in 2009 it was abolished to become part of the civil parish of Neston.
- It included the hamlets of Denhall and Nessholt.
- The population was 347 in 1801, 454 in 1851, 355 in 1901, and 596 in 1951.
- Wirral (1837-1974)
- Chester & Ellesmere Port (1974-98)
- Cheshire West (1998-2007)
- Cheshire (2007-09)
- Wirral (1828-1974)
- Ellesmere Port (1974-2001)
- Chester, Ellesmere Port & Neston (2001-09)
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You can see the administrative areas in which Ness has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ302760 (Lat/Lon: 53.276367, -3.04822), Ness which are provided by:
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- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- Wirral Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
- Wirral Rural District (1894-1933)
- Neston Urban District (1933-74)
- Ellesmere Port (1974-76)
- Ellesmere Port & Neston (1976-2009)