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Marton in Whitegate, Cheshire

Historical Description

Marton, a scattered village and a township in Whitegate parish, Cheshire, 3 miles SW of Hartford station on the L. & N.W.R., and 5 SW by S of Northwich. Acreage of township, 2751; population, 606. Marton Hall, connected with the manor, was a very ancient moated building with a domestic chapel attached to it; it was taken down in 1848, and is still represented by its moat, enclosing about an acre of ground. The site is now occupied by a farmhouse.

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 parishWhitegate 
Poor Law unionNorthwich 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Marton in Whitegate from the following:

Land and Property

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

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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