Moston, Cheshire West and Chester

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Shropshire Union Canal bridge 133 near Moston, Cheshire (2).JPG
Shropshire Union Canal bridge 133 near Moston
Moston is located in Cheshire
Moston shown within Cheshire
Population 642 (2011 Census)
OS grid reference SJ401699
Civil parish
  • Moston
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CHESTER
Postcode district CH2
Dialling code 01244
Police Cheshire
Fire Cheshire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament
List of places
53°13′23″N 2°53′53″W / 53.223°N 2.898°W / 53.223; -2.898Coordinates: 53°13′23″N 2°53′53″W / 53.223°N 2.898°W / 53.223; -2.898

Moston is a small village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England. It is situated in the north east of Chester, close to the Shropshire Union Canal and the A41 trunk road between Chester and Birkenhead. At the 2001 Census, Moston had a population of 680,[1] falling to 642 at the 2011 Census.[2]

Including the hamlet of The Dale, Moston was a township in St. Mary on the Hill Parish of the Broxton Hundred. The population was 14 in 1801, 14 in 1851, 51 in 1901 and 850 in 1951.[3]

Moston combines with Upton-by-Chester and Bache ('The Bache') to form a joint parish council.


  1. ^ 2001 Census: Moston, Office for National Statistics, retrieved 18 November 2007 
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 31 May 2015. 
  3. ^ Cheshire Towns & Parishes: Moston, GENUKI UK & Ireland Genealogy, retrieved 7 November 2007 

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