Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for UPTON

UPTON, a village and a parish in Wirrall district, Cheshire. The village stands 4 miles W of Birkenhead r. station; was once a market-town; and has a post-office under Birkenhead. The parish is sometimes called Over-church, and comprises 929 acres. Real property, £2,871. Pop., 293. Houses, 57. The manor belongs to W. Inman, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £60.* Patron, W. Inman, Esq. The church is plain. There are a national school, a reading room, and a convent.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village and a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Upton Tn/CP       Upton By Birkenhead AP/CP       Wirral RegD/PLU       Cheshire AncC
Place: Upton By Birkenhead

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