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Tilstone Fearnall, Cheshire

Historical Description

Tilstone Fearnall, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Bunbury parish, Cheshire. The township lies on the Shropshire Union Canal, 1¼ mile NE of Beeston Castle station on the L. & N.W.R., and 2 miles SSE of Tarporley. Post town, Tarporley; money order and telegraph office, Alpraham. Acreage, 889; population, 202. Tilstone Lodge is the chief residence. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1837, and includes also the townships of Alpraham and Tiverton. Population, 1120. The manors belong to Lord Tollemache. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Chester; gross value, £127 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Chester. The church was built in 1836. There are Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels.

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 parishBunbury 
Poor Law unionNantwich 
Registration districtChester1892 - 1937

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


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Visitations Heraldic

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

CountyCheshire West and Chester
RegionNorth West
Postal districtCW6
Post TownTarporley