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Cholmondeley, Cheshire

Historical Description

Cholmondeley, a township in Malpas parish, Cheshire, 4 miles NE of Malpas, and 8 W of Nantwich. It has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Malpas. Acreage, 2657; population, 318. Cholmondeley Castle, the seat of the Marquis of Cholmondeley, is a modern Norman castellated building, erected in 1804, situated on an eminence in an extensive and well-wooded park; it has a chapel. The previous castle was garrisoned in 1643 for Charles I., and captured by the Parliamentary army, but retaken in 1644 by the Earl of Denbigh.

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 parishMalpas 
Poor Law unionNantwich 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Cholmondeley from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Cholmondeley are available from a number of sites:

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.

CountyCheshire East