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Saughall Massie

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"SAUGHALL-MASSEY, a township in the parish of BIDSTONE, lower division of the hundred of WIRRALL, county palatine of CHESTER,9 miles (N. N. W.) from Great Neston, containing 165 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Saughall Massie was a township in Bidston ancient parish, Wirral hundred (SJ 2588), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1933 to become parts of Wallasey and Grange.

  • It included the hamlets of Carr Houses and Three Lanes End (part).
  • The population was 98 in 1801, 176 in 1851, and 186 in 1901.

For the period after 1933, see Wallasey and Grange.

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Civil Registration

  • Wirral (1837-1933)
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Court Records

  • Wirral (1828-1933)
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Description & Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1915 April 1 — Gained parts of Hoylake cum West Kirby (60 acres, pop. 95 in 1921) and Moreton (near Wallasey) (7 acres, pop. 0 in 1921), and lost parts to Hoylake cum West Kirby (49 acres, pop. 25 in 1921) and Moreton (near Wallasey) (69 acres, pop. 8 in 1921)
  • 1933 April 1 — Abolished and divided between Grange (478 acres, pop. 31 in 1931) and Wallasey (413 acres, pop. 718 in 1931)

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Politics & Government

  • Wirral Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Wirral Rural District (1894-1933)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Wirral
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Voting Registers

  • South Cheshire (1832-67)
  • West Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Wiral (1885-1933)