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Audlem, Cheshire

Historical Description

Audlem, a market-town, a township, and a parish in Cheshire. The town is 6 miles S of Nantwich, and has a station on the Crewe and Wellington branch of the G.W.R., a post office under Nantwich, and two banks. Acreage, 2348; population, 1371. There is a market on Thursdays. The parish includes also the townships of Buerton, Hankelow, and Titley (or Tittenley), with parts of Dodcot-cum-Wilkeley and Newhall. Population, 2410. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester; net value, £297. Patron, Viscount Com-bermere. The church is ancient, and was restored in 1885. There are chapels for Baptists, Wesleyans, and Primitive Methodists. The parish is purely agricultural.

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 
Ecclesiastical parishAudlem St. James 
Poor Law unionNantwich 

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Civil Registration

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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.


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Visitations Heraldic

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

CountyCheshire East
RegionNorth West
Postal districtCW3
Post TownCrewe