In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Stanney like this:
STANNEY (Great and Little), two townships in Stoke parish, Cheshire; 6 and 5 miles N of Chester. Acres, 950 and 797. Real property, £1,441 and £1,516. Pop., 65 and 204. Houses, 8 and 34. The property of Great S. belonged to Stanlow abbey; and that of Little S. belongs now to SirJ. F. Bunbury, Bart.
Stanney is now part of Ellesmere Port and Neston district. Click here for graphs and data of how Ellesmere Port and Neston has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Stanney itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Stanney, in Ellesmere Port and Neston and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 26th April 2017
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