Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for WILDBOARCLOUGH

WILDBOARCLOUGH, a township in Prestbury parish, Cheshire; 6½ miles SE of Macclesfield. Acres, 4,980. Real property, £2,730; of which £70 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 447; in 1861, 293. Houses, 65. The decrease of pop. was caused by discontinuance of work in a carpet printing establishment. Crag Hall is the seat of J. Burch, Esq. There is a chapel of ease.


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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Prestbury AP/CP       Wildboarclough Tn/CP       Cheshire AncC
Place: Wildboarclough

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