Pickmere, Cheshire

Historical Description

Pickmere, a township in Great Budworth parish, Cheshire, 3 miles NE of Northwich. Acreage, 1061; population, 224. A lake or mere of 33 acres is here, and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

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

Administration

Ancient County Cheshire
Hundred Bucklow
Poor Law union Altrincham

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


Directories & Gazetteers

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


Maps

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

Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
Google Streetview.
National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
Streetmap.co.uk (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.