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Blakenhall

BLAKENHALL, a township, in the parish of Wybunbury, union and hundred of Nantwich, S. division of the county of Chester, 5½ miles (S. E. by E.) from Nantwich; containing 257 inhabitants. The township comprises 1547a. 2r. 36p. The tithes have been commuted for £198. 10., of which £168 are paid to an impropriator. The trustees of the charity estate of Sir Thomas Delves, who died in 1727, pay £10 annually to a schoolmistress for the instruction of girls of the township.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.