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#801787 - 20th Jun 2013 8:59am Place name in Woodchurch Help
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From a baptism entry in 1815 at Holy Cross, Church, Woodchurch, I have the following:
"Richard son of Richard Sherlock late of high ........ in the parish of Woodchurch deceased, by Hannah his wife, born ..5 March bap.Oct 15th"
Anyone know what comes after high, to me it looks like the same H as in Hannah, but I'm struggling to find this place in the parish of Woodchurch?


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#801790 - 20th Jun 2013 9:11am Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: OxtonHill]
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Looks like Warren to me.


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#801793 - 20th Jun 2013 9:27am Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: Santos]
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Hi Santos

I thought that, but & I don't know how big you can see the scan but the H in Hannah is the same as in the 1st letter of the name? Was there a High Warren in Woodchurch (I know Warren Nurseries)

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#801794 - 20th Jun 2013 9:33am Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: Santos]
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Hanow or Harrow,

Favour Hanow, could be the name of a property.
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#801870 - 20th Jun 2013 4:25pm Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: OxtonHill]
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It looks like Hanow to me too, although I haven't a clue what the word means. Let us know if you find out!

Update: Just Googled "Hanow" and it means "name" in Cornish!


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#801912 - 20th Jun 2013 6:38pm Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: OxtonHill]
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I think the word is Harrow. Could it be a corruption of Arrowe, referring to the area that later became Arrowe Park?

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#801951 - 20th Jun 2013 8:35pm Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: OxtonHill]
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I originally thought Hanow but the a and r in richard look very much like the second two letters in the mystery name. Harrow for me .

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#801988 - 20th Jun 2013 11:02pm Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: rover644]
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Warren nurseries used to be council run this was situated at Thingwall corner leading onto ARROWE PARK .There is a Highgreen rd on The Woodchurch off Houghton rd

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#801991 - 20th Jun 2013 11:25pm Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: OxtonHill]
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The "d" in Woodchurch does not seem match the "d" in deceased or Richard. Could it be something else?
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#802010 - 21st Jun 2013 6:10am Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: ZipperClub]
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There's no doubting the wife's name is Hannah, the first 3 letters in Hannah and the mystery word are the same, me thinks.


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#802023 - 21st Jun 2013 8:16am Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: bert1]
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Thanks for all the replies thumbsup

I have been going through the Cheshire Tithe maps for the surrounding area, but no luck. I might go through the register a bit to see if I can find a more clear example of it.
Will let you know.

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#802042 - 21st Jun 2013 10:47am Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: OxtonHill]
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#802047 - 21st Jun 2013 11:10am Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: OxtonHill]
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In the early 18th century the village of Arrowe along with its neighbours Prenton, Pensby, Oxton,
Noctorum, Barnston and Thingwall all fell under the Parish of Woodchurch. None of the surrounding
villages had a church at this time which meant that all of these local communities had to use the facilities
at Woodchurch.

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#802075 - 21st Jun 2013 12:37pm Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: derekdwc]
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Thank you Deredwc.

The fist map shows Limbo Lane where another branch of the Sherlock family once lived, if you take the footpath down it you can still make out the entrance to their smallholding.

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#802182 - 21st Jun 2013 6:51pm Re: Place name in Woodchurch Help [Re: OxtonHill]
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FWIW, I think it says "Harrow".
Both r's are the same as the one in 'Sherlock'.

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