In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Edge like this:
EDGE, a township in Malpas parish, Cheshire; 2 miles N of Malpas. Acres, 1, 572. Real property, £2, 828. Pop., 270. Houses, 55. Edge Hall is the seat of the Dod family.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Edge has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Chester. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Edge and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Edge, in Chester and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th May 2013
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