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Weston (Crewe), Cheshire

Historical Description

Weston or Weston-by-Crewe, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Wybunbury parish, Cheshire. The township lies 2 miles SE of Crewe. Post town, Crewe. Acreage, 1944; population, 485. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1840, and includes also the townships of Basford and Chorlton; population, 624. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester; net value, £46 with residence. The church was built in 1838. 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 parishWybunbury 
Poor Law unionNantwich 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Weston (Crewe) from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Weston (Crewe) 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 East