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Marthall, Cheshire

Historical Description

Marthall, a township in Rostherne parish, and an ecclesiastical parish partly also in Knutsford parish, Cheshire. The township lies 1 mile WNW of Chelford station on the L. & N.W.R., and 3½ miles SE by E of Knutsford. Post town, Knutsford; money order and telegraph office, Chelford. Acreage, 1799; population, 223. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1840, and includes the township of OUerton. Population, 492. Ollerton Hall, (built in 1728, is the chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester; gross value, £183 with residence. Patron, Lord Egerton of Tatton. The church is a plain brick building, and was enlarged in 1887.

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 parishRosthern 
Poor Law unionAltrincham 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Marthall from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

CountyCheshire East
RegionNorth West
Postal districtWA16
Post TownKnutsford