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Wettenhall, Cheshire

Historical Description

Wettenhall, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Over parish, Cheshire, 2½ miles NNE of Calveley station on the L. & N.W.R., and 5 E by S of Tarporley. There is a post office under Winsford (R.S.O.); money order and telegraph office, Winsford. Acreage, 1976; population, 182. Wettenhall Hall was the seat of the Wettenhall family, and is now a farmhouse. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Chester; net value, £111. Patron, the Vicar of Over. The present church was erected in 1870. There is a Primitive Methodist chapel.

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 parishOver 
Poor Law unionNantwich 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wettenhall 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 districtCW7
Post TownWinsford