SPEKE, a township, with a r. station, in Childwall parish, Lancashire; on the river Mersey, and on the Warrington and Liverpool railway, 7 miles SE of Liverpool. Acres, 5,492; of which 3,020 are water. Real property, £5,165. Pop., 571. Houses, 89. S. Hall is the seat of R. Watt, Esq.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"SPEKE, a township in the parish of Childwall, hundred of West Derby, county Lancaster, 6 miles S.W. of Prescot. It has stations on the Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire, and London and North-Western railways. It is situated on the river Mersey. The village is considerable."
In 1835 Speke was a township in the parish of Childwall.
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