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Dodcot cum Wilkesley, Cheshire

Historical Description

Dodcot-cum-Wilkesley, a township in Wrenbury-cum-Frith and Audlem parishes, Cheshire, adjacent to Salop, 3½ miles SW of Audlem. It contains the hamlets of Wilkesley and part of Burley-Dam. Combermere Abbey, the seat of Viscount Combermere, is in this township. Acreage, 5756; population, 569. There is a church at Burley-Dam.

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


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

Ancient CountyCheshire 
Civil parishAudlem 
Poor Law unionNantwich 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Dodcot cum Wilkesley from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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