In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Harthill like this:
HARTHILL, a parish in Great Boughton district, Cheshire; 3 miles S by E of Tattenhall r. station, and 5½ SW by W of Tarporley. It has a post office under Chester. Acres, 481. Real property, £703. Pop., 122. Houses, 22. There is a lake of about 4 acres, called Harthill Pool. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester. Value, £114.* Patron, T. T. Drake, Esq. The church is ancient; and there are charities £22.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Harthill, in Chester and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 22nd May 2013
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