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    Corrigenda to volumes 3, 4 and 5

    Toxteth Park (p, 41, n . 3)' " " " 140 b , line 47, for 'to Runcorn ' read 'to Weston in Runcorn ' " " " 143, note 10, line 44, for 'lances' read 'platters' " " "

    Hospitals Castle Donington

    hay from the demesne. In the 13th century the hospital was receiving payments from the Cheshire manors of Halton and Runcorn . 6 It was stated in 1311 that the hospital held the tithes of the Earl of Lincoln 's

    House of Augustinian canons The abbey of Norton The Abbey of St. Mary , Norton

    , nr. Runcorn , Ches.', Arch. Jnl . cxxiii. 67; C. Nickson , History of Runcorn ( 1887 ), 25. Tait, 'Foundation Charter of Runcorn Priory', 11-12; Valor Eccl . (Rec. Com.), v. 209-10. Tait, 'Foundation Charter of Runcorn Priory',

    Hospitals St Ursula , Chester

    city which lay behind the almshouses was adapted as a chapel for the hospital and fraternity. 8 In 1511 Thomas Runcorn was unaware of the changed status of the foundation for he left money for an almsman in Roger Smith

    Stretton Established church

    Westminster on an aisled, cruciform plan with a massive crossing tower. 4 Built externally of Stanton stone and internally of Runcorn stone, it has a short chancel, a four-bayed nave, and north and south aisles, each with a porch at

    Friaries The Dominicans of Chester

    of Melbourne , occurs 1344. 47 William of Bury , occurs 1352. 48 Thomas Belot, occurs 1380-1 . 49 Richard Runcorn , occurs 1395, 1408-10 . 50 Richard Torbock, occurs 1415-16 . 51 Robert Lancelyn, occurs 1435. 52 Thomas Wooton

    Mayors and sheriffs of Chester

    Trafford 1454-5 Nicholas Daniel John Barrow, John Grosvenor 1455-6 John Cottingham Thomas Kent , William Hawkin 1456-7 John Cottingham John Runcorn , Richard Bower 1457-8 William Daniel William Tricket, Richard Bulkeley 1458-9 William Daniel Thomas Monkfield, Robert Acton 1459-60 John

    Twentieth century Chester 1914-2000 The economy, 1974-2000

    late 1990s it was reckoned to extend to Colwyn Bay , Wrexham, Whitchurch , Nantwich , Winsford , Northwich , Runcorn , Widnes , Ellesmere Port , and in west Wirral almost as far as Hoylake . The city centre,

    The V.C.H. Cheshire appeal

    Mrs. Ellis W. P. Jones , Llanfairpwll, Ang. Mrs. N. M. Law , Lymm Mr. and Mrs. W. E. Leathwood, Runcorn J. R. Leggate , Esq., Burton Dr. I. H. Longworth , Croydon , Surr. Mrs. L. S. Marsland ,

    Houses of Austin canons The priory of Burscough

    all the mills on his demesne. 131 The presence of the prior of the Augustinian house at Norton , near Runcorn , as a witness, coupled with the fact that Knowsley was held of its patron, the constable of Chester

    Religious houses Introduction CHESHIRE RELIGIOUS HOUSES

    first benefactors of Chester abbey, founded and liberally endowed the first house of Augustinian canons in 1115 . Originally at Runcorn , it was soon removed to Norton . The only other Augustinian foundation and the only foundation in the

    Parishes Bedworth

    demolished, for, with the exception of the tower, all the present fabric was built between 1888 and 1890 of red Runcorn sandstone with slate roofs. The style is uniform and in the manner of the 14th century. The square tower

    Local government and public services Medical services

    they were grouped wi th smaller hospitals at Boughton Heath (the former Tarvin poor-law union workhouse), Ellesmere Port , and Runcorn under the Chester and District hospital management committee (H.M.C.). The mental hospital had its own H.M.C. Both came under

    Major buildings Castle

    The main buildings, in the neo-classical style of which the architect was a master, were faced with Manley stone, while Runcorn stone and local red sandstone were used inside and in the foundations. 122 Harrison began in 1788 by demolishing

    Economic infrastructure and institutions Railways

    Chester on the line to Mold, Denbigh , and Corwen , to Shrewsbury via Whitchurch , and to Liverpool via Runcorn . The Birkenhead Railway 's trains ran to Liverpool via Birkenhead , and to Manchester Exchange via Warrington .

    Major buildings Cathedral and close

    a rebuilding. The exterior, in 1868 so decayed that it resembled 'a mouldering sandstone cliff', 147 was refaced in red Runcorn sandstone. External features were remodelled to erase late medieval alterations: in particular, the gable, buttresses, and remaining Perpendicula r

    Townships Hale

    £20. 3 The cross upon the highway is mentioned in a charter of 1387. 4 A ferry from Hale to Runcorn was established at an early period. It had been discontinued for want of a boat for two years in

    Colleges Stafford , St Mary

    . For a possibly analogous dedication associating St. Mary with St. Bertelin see J. Tait , 'The Foundation Charter of Runcorn Priory', Chetham Soc . N.S. vol. c, 8-9. The Church of St. Bertelin at Stafford , ed. A. Oswald

    Townships Westleigh

    Cheltenham , and now wife of Henry Bubb of Witcombe Court, Gloucester . The structure is of brick, terra-cotta, and Runcorn stone, from the designs of Messrs. Paley and Austin of Lancaster , and consists of chancel, nave, north aisle,

    Townships Abram

    Boydell and daughters and heirs of Gilbert Abram claimed a right of toll from all who crossed the Mersey between Runcorn and Thelwall ; Duchy Plead . (Rec. Soc. Lancs . and Ches.), i, 39-41. In Ormerod's Ches . (ed.

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