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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient County Cheshire
Civil parish Bunbury
Hundred Eddisbury
Poor Law union Nantwich

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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