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Edleston, Cheshire

Historical Description

Edleston or Edlaston, a township in Acton parish, Cheshire, near the Shropshire "Union Canal, 1½ mile SSW of Nantwich. Acreage, 640; population, 65. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 parishActon 
Poor Law unionNantwich 

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



Primitive Methodist chapel

There is a Primitive Methodist chapel, erected in 1855.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Edleston from the following:

Land and Property

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

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.