Ravenscroft, Cheshire

Historical Description

Ravenscroft, a township in Middlewich parish, Cheshire, on the river Dane, 1 mile N by W of Middlewich. Ravenscroft Hall is the chief residence.

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 Middlewich
Hundred Northwich
Poor Law union Northwich

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



Wesleyan chapel

There is a Wesleyan chapel, erected in 1878.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Ravenscroft from the following:

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.