Place:


Weston Point  Cheshire

 

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

WESTON-POINT, a chapelry, with a village, in Weston township, Runcorn parish, Cheshire; on the river Mersey, at the influx of the Weaver, 1½ mile SSW of Runcorn r. station. It has a post-office under Preston-brook, an extensive harbour, spacious wet docks, a sea-walland new docks for the Weaver navigation, a branch canal for goods to Runcorn, a lighthouse, a handsome church in the pointed style with a spire, and a public school; but it does not seem to have defined limits. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £150.* Patron, the Bishop of C.

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Weston Point through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25818

Date accessed: 30th April 2017


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