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Grappenhall, Cheshire

Historical Description

Grappenhall, a village, a township, and a parish in Cheshire. The village lies on the Bridgwater Canal, near the river Mersey, 1 mile SE of Latchford: station on the L. & N.W.R., and 2¼ miles SE by S of Warrington, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office, under Warrington. Acreage of the township, 1610; population, 984. The parish includes also the township of Latchford. Grappenhall Hall and the Heys are chief residences. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chester; net value, £463 with residence. The church is very ancient, and was rebuilt in 1539 and restored in 1874; it contains an ancient font and some monuments and brasses. The two vicarages of Latch-ford are separate benefices. There is a Methodist chapel.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishGrappenhall St. Wilfrid 
HundredBucklow 
Poor Law unionWarrington 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

CountyWarrington
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Postal districtWA4
Post TownWarrington