Plemstall is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cheshire.
Other places in the parish include: Picton, Bridge Trafford, Hoole, Mickle Trafford, and Pickton.
Alternative names: Plemonstall
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1558
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1586
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
PLEMONSTALL, or Plemstall, a parish in Great Boughton district, Cheshire; on the river Gowy, adjacent to the Cheshire and Manchester railway, 4 miles NE of Chester. It comprises the townships of Hoole, Mickle-Trafford, Bridge-Trafford, and Pickton; and its post town is Chester. Acres, 3,134. Real property, £10,885. Pop. in 1851, 877; in 1861, 2,019. Houses, 394. The increase of pop. was mainly in Hoole, and arose therefrom proximity to Chester r. station. The property is not much divided. A garrison for Charles I. was placed in Mickle-Trafford, during the siege of Chester. The living is a donative in the diocese of Chester. Value, £400. Patron, J. F. France, Esq. The church stands in Mickle-Trafford; and is of the 14th century, with a tower of 1826. A new church has been erected in Hoole. A section, which had a pop. of 1,340 in 1861, is included in the chapelry of Christchurch, Chester. There are, in that section, a national school and a lecture-hall and reading-room; and, in Mickle-Trafford, a parochial school.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
- County: Cheshire
- Civil Registration District: Great Boughton
- Probate Court: Pre-1541 - Court of the Bishop of Lichfield (Episcopal Consistory), Post-1540 - Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
- Diocese: Pre-1541 - Lichfield and Coventry, Post-1540 - Chester
- Rural Deanery: Chester
- Poor Law Union: Great Boughton
- Hundred: Broxton; Eddisbury
- Province: York