Worleston, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Acton parish, Cheshire. The township is 2½ miles N from Nantwich, and has a station on the L. & N.W.R., and a post and telegraph office under Nantwich; money order office, Nantwich. Acreage, 1151; population, 339. Reaseheath Hall, Rookery Hall, and Worleston Grange are the chief residences. The ecclesiastical parish was constitated in 1872, and includes also the townships of Aston-juxta-Mondrum, Cholmondestone, and Poole. Population, 898. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester; gross value, £221 with residence. The church was built in 1872. There is a Free Methodist chapel.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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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.
Online maps of Worleston are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
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- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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The Visitation of Cheshire, 1580 is available on the Heraldry page.