Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Malpas

Malpas.-- market town, par., and township with ry. sta., in SW. of Cheshire - par. (partly also in detached part of Flintshire), 27,094 ac., pop. 5261; township, 1998 ac., pop. 939; town, 1½ mile SW. of sta., which is 13½ miles SE. of Chester; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Market-day, Wednesday, Malpas was the birthplace of Matthew Henry (1662-1714), the commentator, and Bishop Heber (1783-1826), the hymn-writer, and gives the title of Viscount to the Marquis of Cholmondeley.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "market town, parish and township, with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Malpas CP/Tn/AP       Cheshire AncC
Place: Malpas

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