- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Helsby is a large village and civil parish in the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England and administered since 2009 by the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester. At the 2011 UK census, Helsby had a population of 4,972.
For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Helsby.
Helsby was a township in Frodsham ancient parish in Eddisbury Hundred, which became a civil parish in 1866. It includes the hamlets of Irondish (part) and Teuthill (part). The population was 268 in 1801, 692 in 1851, 1572 in 1901, 2739 in 1951, and 4701 in 2001.
- The GENUKI and UKBMD pages on Cheshire and its parishes point to many other sources of information on places within the county. The many small parishes and townships that existed before 1866 are treated individually as well as the larger towns and conurbations.
- A Vision of Britain through Time provides a series of maps from the Ordnance Survey illustrating the towns and villages of Cheshire and also the borders between parishes. The following group of maps provide views of the county at various dates, illustrating the changes in administrative structure.
- Cheshire Archives and Local Studies have organized a facility to compare 19th century maps (including tithe maps circa 1830) with modern Ordnance Survey maps. These are available for every civil parish. The detail is very magnified and it is difficult to read any placenames on the older maps. Cheshire Archives and Local Studies are the local keepers of historical material for the county.