Place:


Malpas  Cheshire

 

In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Malpas like this:

Malpas.-- market town, par., and township with ry. sta., in SW. of Cheshire - par. (partly also in detached part of Flintshire), 27,094 ac., pop. 5261; township, 1998 ac., pop. 939; town, 1½ mile SW. of sta., which is 13½ miles SE. of Chester; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Wednesday, Malpas was the birthplace of Matthew Henry (1662-1714), the commentator, and Bishop Heber (1783-1826), the hymn-writer, and gives the title of Viscount to the Marquis of Cholmondeley.

Malpas through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5535

Date accessed: 18th October 2017


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