Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for HASLINGTON

HASLINGTON, a village and a township-chapelry in Barthomley parish, Cheshire. The village stands near the Northwestern railway, 2½ miles NE of Crewe; and has a post office under Crewe. The chapelry comprises 3, 670 acres. Real property, £6, 415. Pop. in 1851, 1, 153; in 1861, 1, 215. Houses, 242. The increase of pop., and at a rapid rate, was continuing in 1865. The manor belongs to Sir H. D. Bronghton, Bart. Haslington Hall is now a farm house. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester. Value, £120.* Patron, Sir H. D. Broughton, Bart. The church has a cupola and is a p1ain brick building. There are chapels for Independents, Baptists, and Primitive Mcthodists, and national schools.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village and a township-chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Barthomley CP/Tn/AP       Haslington Ch/CP       Cheshire AncC
Place: Haslington

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