Place:Stoke (near Chester), Cheshire, England

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NameStoke (near Chester)
Alt namesStoke
Stoaksource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeParish (ancient), Township
Coordinates53.253°N 2.867°W
Located inCheshire, England
See alsoWirral (hundred), Cheshire, Englandhundred in which it was situated
Broxton (hundred), Cheshire, Englandhundred in which it was situated
Great Boughton Registration District, Cheshire, Englandregistration district of which it was part 1837-1871
Chester Registration District, Cheshire, Englandregistration district of which it was part after 1871
Chester Rural, Cheshire, Englandrural 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."
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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.

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