Manley

MANLEY, a township, in the parish of Frodsham, union of Runcorn, Second division of the hundred of Eddisbury, S. division of Cheshire, 4¾ miles (S. by W.) from Frodsham; containing 385 inhabitants. The township comprises 1105 acres, of which 60 are common or waste: the soil is partly sand, and partly clay. There is a quarry of excellent white freestone, from which Eaton Hall, near Chester, was erected.

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

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