Cool-Pilate

COOL-PILATE, a township, in the parish of Acton, union and hundred of Nantwich, S. division of the county of Chester, 4 miles (S.) from Nantwich; containing 59 inhabitants. In this township were two Halls, with considerable estates annexed to each; one belonging to the Whitneys, and more recently to the Darlingtons and Tomkinsons; the other, to the St. Pierres, and subsequently to the Davenports, whose representative sold it in 1786. The township comprises 635 acres, of a clayey soil. The river Weaver passes on the east. The impropriate tithes have been commuted for £45, and the vicarial for £12. 18.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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