Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for WESTON

WESTON, a township and a chapelry in Wybunbury parish, Cheshire. The township lies 2 miles SE of Crewe r. station. Acres, 1,851. Real property, £3,136. Pop., 500. Houses, 93. The manor belongs to Sir H. D. Broughton, Bart.—The chapelry was constituted in 1840. Post town, Nantwich. Pop ., 673. Houses, 124. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £54.* Patron, Sir H. D. Broughton, Bart. The church was built in 1842. There are a Wesleyan chapel and some charities.


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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township and a chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Wybunbury CP/AP       Cheshire AncC
Place: Weston

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