Alpraham, Cheshire

Historical Description

Alpraham, a township in Bunbury parish, Cheshire, near the Shropshire Union Canal, 1 mile N of Calverley station on the L. & N.W.R., and 3 ½ miles ESE of Tarporley, under which it has a post office. Acreage, 1624; population, 404. There are chapels for Wesleyan and Primitive Methodists.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Alpraham from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848


Old maps of Alpraham are available on the site, and a current map is available on the site.

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cheshire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Cheshire, 1580 is available on the Heraldry page.