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Raby, Cheshire

Historical Description

Raby, a township in Neston parish, Cheshire, 2 miles NE of Great Neston, and 2 SW of Bromborongh station on the Birkenhead railway. Acreage, 1758; population, 339. The manor belongs to the Earl of Shrewsbury.

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 parishNeston 
Poor Law unionWirrall 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Raby 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.