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Worleston, Cheshire

Historical Description

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.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCheshire 
Civil parishActon 
HundredNantwich 
Poor Law unionNantwich 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Worleston from the following:


Land and Property

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


Maps

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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
CountryEngland
Postal districtCW5
Post TownNantwich