Place:Saughall Massie, Cheshire, England

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NameSaughall Massie
Alt namesSaughall Massey
Saughall-Massie
Saughall-Massey
TypeVillage
Coordinates53.3859°N 3.1333°W
Located inCheshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inMerseyside, England     (1974 - )
See alsoWirral (hundred), Cheshire, Englandhundred in which it was situated
Wirral Registration District, Cheshire, Englandregistration district of which it was part
Bidston, Cheshire, Englandancient parish in which it was located
Wirral Rural, Cheshire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1933
Wirral Urban, Cheshire, Englandurban district into which it was part absorbed in 1933
Wallasey, Cheshire, Englandmunicipal borough into which part of it was absorbed in 1933
Wirral (metropolitan borough), Merseyside, Englandmetropolitan borough of which it has been a part since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog


Saughall Massie was a township in Bidston ancient parish, in the Wirral hundred of Cheshire, England. It became a civil parish in 1866. It included the hamlet of Carr Houses and part of the hamlet of Three Lanes End. The population was 98 in 1801, 176 in 1851, and 186 in 1901.

It was part of the Wirral Rural District from 1894 until 1933. In 1933 Wirral Rural District and Saughall Massie itself was abolished. The parish was divided between Wallasey County Borough and Grange civil parish in the newly established Wirral Urban District. Both Wallasey and Grange received over 400 acres, but Wallasey received a much greater part of the population.

In the nationwide municipal reorganization of 1974 the entire Wirral Peninsula, with the exception of the municipal borough of Ellesmere Port and urban district of Neston at the southern end, became the Metropolitan Borough of the Wirral in the new administrative county of Merseyside.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Saughall Massie.

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