|Name||Stoke (near Chester)|
|Stoak||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Type||Parish (ancient), Township|
|Located in||Cheshire, England|
|See also||Wirral (hundred), Cheshire, England||hundred in which it was situated|
|Broxton (hundred), Cheshire, England||hundred in which it was situated|
|Great Boughton Registration District, Cheshire, England||registration district of which it was part 1837-1871|
|Chester Registration District, Cheshire, England||registration district of which it was part after 1871|
|Chester Rural, Cheshire, England||rural district of which it was part 1894-1974|
- source: Family History Library Catalog
A Vision of Britain through Time provides the following description of Stoke from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales of 1870-72:
- "STOKE, a township in Great Boughton district, and a parish partly also in Wirral district, Cheshire. The township lies on the Mersey canal, 2½ miles W of Dunham-Hill [railway] station, and 4¾ N by E of Chester. Acres: 706. Real property, £1,038. Population: 102. Houses: 15.
- "The parish contains also Great and Little Stanney townships, and part of Whitby. Post town, Chester. Acres: 2,749. Pop.: 431. Houses: 69. The property is divided among a few. The living is a [perpetual] curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value: £130. Patron, Sir J. Bunbury, Bart. The church was restored in 1827. Charities, £28."
- the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia
Stoke has been since 2009 a civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.
It includes the village of Stoak and the intersection of the M53 and M56 motorways. The Shropshire Union Canal passes through the parish.
Categories: Cheshire, England | Wirral (hundred), Cheshire, England | Great Boughton Registration District, Cheshire, England | Chester Registration District, Cheshire, England | Chester Rural, Cheshire, England | Stoke (near Chester), Cheshire, England