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Faddiley, Cheshire

Historical Description

Faddiley, a township in Acton parish, Cheshire, 3½ miles W of Acton, and 4½ WNW of Nantwich. Acreage, 1217; population, 217. Woodhey Chapel was built and endowed about 1700 by Lady Wilbraham. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Chester; gross value, £20. Patron, Lord Tollemache.

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.


Church of England

Woodhey chapel

Woodhey chapel, built and endowed with £25 yearly by Lady Wilbraham about 1700, is a small edifice of brick with stone dressings. It was served by the rector of Baddiley.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Faddiley from the following:

Land and Property

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


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

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
Postal districtCW5
Post TownNantwich