In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Aston By Sutton like this:
ASTON-BY-SUTTON, or Aston-Sutton, a township chapelry in Runcorn parish, Cheshire; on the Northwestern railway and the Weaver river, near Preston-Brook r. station, and 3 miles E by N of Frodsham. It includes a place called Middleton-Grange, sometimes deemed extra-parochial; and its Post Town is Preston-Brook. ...
Acres, 1,012. Real property, £3,021. Pop., 207. Houses, 38. Aston Hall here is the seat of Sir Arthur Aston, Bart. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester. Value, £88. Patron, Sir A. Aston, Bart. The original church was at Middleton; and the present one contains an old lectern.
Aston By Sutton 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 Aston By Sutton itself, go to Units and Statistics.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Aston by Sutton, in Vale Royal and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th April 2017
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