"EDGE-HILL, a suburb and five chapelries in West Derby district, Lancashire. The suburb adjoins the E side of Liverpool; lies on the Liverpool and Manchester railway; includes a pleasant eminence near the road to Prescot; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Liverpool. The chapelries are St. Mary, St. Stephen, St. Jude, St. Timothy, and St. Catherine: the two last constituted in 1862 and 1863. The first four are p. curacies, and St.is a vicarage, in the diocese of Chester. Value of St. M. and St. J., each £300; of St. S., £300;* of St. T., £200; of St. C., £230. Patron of St. M., J. Stewart, Esq.; of St. S., St. J., and St. C., Trustees; of St. T., not reported. The five churches are modern; the newest built in 1863."
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"EDGEHILL, a chapelry in the parish of Walton-on-the-Hill, hundred of West Derby, county palatine of Lancaster. It is within the limits of the borough of Liverpool, about 1 mile to the S.E., and forms a pleasant suburb, including the Liverpool Botanic Garden. At this point the Manchester railway branches off into two long tunnels, which lead to different stations in the town. One of these tunnels, at Lime-street, is 2,000 yards long; another, passing under Crown-street, 2,216 yards in length. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Chester, value £250. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is a modern building. The Baptists have a chapel, and there is a National school."
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