Stanlow, Cheshire Family History Guide

Stanlow is an extra-parochial place.

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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STANLOW, an extra-parochial tract in Great Boughton district, Cheshire; on the Mersey, 8 miles N of Chester. Acres, 1,485; of which 1,255 are water. Real property, £440. Pop., 14. Houses, 2. A Cistertian abbey was founded here, by J. Lacy, in 1170; became a cell to Whalley abbey; and has left some remains.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Cheshire
  • Civil Registration District: Great Boughton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Chester (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Not Applicable
  • Rural Deanery: Not Applicable
  • Poor Law Union: Great Boughton
  • Hundred: Wirral
  • Province: York