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Great Saughall, Cheshire

Historical Description

Saughall, Great, a township, with a scattered village, in Shotwick parish, Cheshire, 4 miles NW by W of Chester. It has a station on the Cheshire Lines and Manchester, Sheffield, and Lincolnshire Joint railway, and a post, money order, and telegraph office under Chester. Acreage, 1028; population, 699. Shotwick Park is the chief residence. There are Baptist, Presbyterian, and Primitive Methodist chapels.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCheshire 
Civil parishShotwick 
HundredWirrall 
Poor Law unionGreat Boughton 
Registration districtGreat Boughton1837 - 1869
Registration districtChester1870 - 1937

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Great Saughall from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cheshire is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cheshire papers online:


Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Cheshire, 1580 is available on the Heraldry page.