Mere

MERE, a township, in the parish of Rosthern, union of Altrincham, hundred of Bucklow, N. division of the county of Chester, 2½ miles (N. W. by N.) from Knutsford; containing 552 inhabitants. It comprises 1890 acres, of which the soil is half clay, half sand; the cultivation is with a view to dairy-farming: upwards of 100 acres are wood. T. L. Brooke, Esq., is owner of the township, and has his seat here. A school is supported by this gentleman.

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

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