"STOCKHAM, a township in the parish of RUNCORN, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 3½ miles (N. E.) from Frodsham, containing 52 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Stockham was a township in Runcorn ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 5481), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become part of Norton.
- It includes parts of the hamlets of Brookvale and Palace Fields
- The population was 46 in 1851, 34 in 1851, and 38 in 1901.
For the period after 1936, see Norton.
- 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Norton (331 acres, pop. 21 in 1931)