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Lower Whitley, Cheshire

Historical Description

Whitley, Lower, a township in Great Budworth parish, Cheshire, 3 miles NE by N of Acton Bridge station on the L. & N.W.R., and 5 NW of Northwich. Post town, Northwich; money order office, Preston Brook; telegraph office, Comberbach. Acreage, 1136; population, 205. See WHITLEY, NETHER.

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 parishGreat Budworth 
Poor Law unionRuncorn 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Lower Whitley from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Lower Whitley 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 West and Chester
RegionNorth West
Postal districtWA4
Post TownWarrington