In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Checkley like this:
CHECKLEY-CUM-WRINEHILL, a township in Wybunbury parish, Cheshire; near the Grand Junction railway, 6½ miles SE by E of Nantwich. Acres, 1, 433. Real property, £1, 991. Pop., 202. Houses, 38.
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 Checkley has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Crewe and Nantwich. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Checkley and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Checkley, in Crewe and Nantwich and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 23rd May 2013
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