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Bostock, Cheshire

Historical Description

Bostock, a village and a township in Davenham parish, Cheshire, on the Chester and Nantwich Canal, 2¼ miles NW of Middlewich. Acreage, 1165; population, 213. Bostock Hall, erected in 1775, is the chief residence.

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 parishDavenham 
Poor Law unionNorthwich 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Bostock 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.