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


Ancient County Cheshire
Hundred Eddisbury
Poor Law union Nantwich

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

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


Online maps of Alpraham are available from a number of sites:

Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
Google Streetview.
National Library of Scotland. (Old maps) (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy). (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)

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.