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Eaton (Astbury), Cheshire

Historical Description

Eaton, a township and an ecclesiastical parish in Astbury parish, Cheshire, on the river Dane, 2 miles NNE of Congleton. Post town, Congleton. Acreage, 1229; population, 357. Eaton Hall, a modern Elizabethan mansion, with a good park, is the seat of the Antrobus family. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester; net value, £216 with residence. The church was built in 1857.

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 parishAstbury 
HundredMacclesfield 
Poor Law unionMacclesfield 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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


Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Cheshire, 1580 is available on the Heraldry page.