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Eaton (Eccleston), Cheshire

Historical Description

Eaton, a township in Eccleston parish, Cheshire, on the river Dee, 4 miles S of Chester. Acreage, 999; population, 239. It contains EATON HALL, the seat of the Duke of Westminster.

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 parishEccleston 
Poor Law unionGreat Boughton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Eaton (Eccleston) from the following:

Land and Property

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

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.