Place:


Winnington  Cheshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Winnington like this:

WINNINGTON, a township in Great Budworth parish, Cheshire; on the river Weaver, 1 mile NW of Northwich. Acres, 597. Real property, £5,696. Pop., 460. Houses, 91. The manor belonged anciently to the Wynningtons; passed to the Warburtons and the Pennants; and belongs now to Lord Stanley of Alderley. W. Hall is an ancient mansion, now used as a boarding-school. W. bridge was the scene of a sharp conflict in the civil wars of Charles I. There are several salt-works.

Winnington through time

Winnington is now part of Vale Royal district. Click here for graphs and data of how Vale Royal has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Winnington itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Winnington, in Vale Royal and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2167

Date accessed: 12th December 2017


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