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Cranage, Cheshire

Historical Description

Cranage, a township in Sandbach parish, Cheshire, on the river Dane, 3½ miles ENE of of Middlewich, 1 mile from Holmes Chapel station on the L. & N.W.R., and 5 miles N of Sandbach. Acreage, 1976; population, 382. Cranage Hall is the seat of the Armistead family. There is an endowed school.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyCheshire 
Civil parishSandbach 
HundredNorthwich 
Poor Law unionCongleton 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cranage from the following:


Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cheshire is available to browse.


Maps

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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.

CountyCheshire East
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtCW4
Post TownCrewe