CHRISTLETON, a township and a parish in Great Boughton district, Cheshire. The township lies on the Ellesmere canal and on the Chester and Crewe railway, 2 miles ESE of Chester; and has a post office under Chester, and fairs on 8 March and 8 Sept. Acres, 1, 465. Real property, £4, 617. Pop., 698. Houses, 151. The parish includes also the townships of Littleton, Rowton, Cotton-Edmunds, and Cotton-Abbotts. Acres, 3, 191. Real property, £8, 437. Pop., 1, 006. Houses, 205. The manor belongs to J. B. Wood, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chester. Value, £900.* Patron, the Rev. E. T. Evans. The church was built in 1738. There are an Independent chapel, a national school, and charities £13.
(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))
|Feature Description:||"a township and a parish" (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")|
|Administrative units:||Christleton CP/AP Great Boughton PLU Cheshire AncC|
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