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Hoole, Cheshire

Historical Description

Hoole, an important rising suburb of Chester, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Cheshire. Hoole, standing 2 miles NNE of Chester, and partly within that parliamentary borough, has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Chester. The township comprises 750 acres; population, 4066; of the ecclesiastical parish, 4171. It is governed by a local board of health. The ecclesiastical parish is constituted from parts of the parishes of St John the Baptist and Plemonstall, and the whole of the adjoining township of Newton. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester, gross value, £287. The church was built in 1867, has five bells, and a beautiful stained E memorial window. There are Wesleyan and Congregational mission-rooms.

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


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

Ancient CountyCheshire 
Civil parishPlemonstall 
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 Hoole from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Hoole are available from a number of sites:

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.

CountyCheshire West and Chester
RegionNorth West
Postal districtCH2
Post TownChester