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Buglawton, Cheshire

Historical Description

Buglawton, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Astbury parish, Cheshire. The township lies near the river Dane and the Macclesfield Canal, 1 mile NE of Congleton. It has a post and money order office (T.S.O.) under Congleton, which ia the telegraph office. Acreage, 2911; population, 1382. Buglawton Hall is the chief residence. There are several silk mills, and Turkish towels are manufactured. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester; net value, £282 with residence. Patron, the Rector of Astbury. The church was erected in 1840, and restored in 1873. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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 parishAstbury 
Poor Law unionCongleton 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the description from Pigot & Co. Directory of Cheshire, 1828-9

We have transcribed the entry for Buglawton from the following:

Land and Property

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


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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
Postal districtCW12
Post TownCongleton