Place:


Winsford  Cheshire

 

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

Winsford.-- vil. with ry. sta., Wharton township, Davenham par., Cheshire, and local government dist. (consisting of the entire townships of Over and Wharton), extending into Over and Whitegate pars, - dist., 5780 ac., pop. 10,041; vil., 5 miles S. of Northwich; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Winsford is situated in one of the most important saltwork districts of the country, and is a prosperous and rapidly growing place. See WHARTON, also OVER.

Winsford through time

Winsford 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 Winsford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/805

Date accessed: 12th December 2017


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