Dunham

DUNHAM, a township, in the parish of Thornton, union of Great Boughton, Second division of the hundred of Eddisbury, S. division of the county of Chester, 5 miles (S. W.) from Frodsham; containing 306 inhabitants. It comprises 1350 acres; the soil is partly a strong marly clay, alternated with sand. The Duke of Bridgewater's canal passes near. The tithes have been commuted for £147.

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

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