Wildboarclough  Cheshire


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

WILDBOARCLOUGH, a township in Prestbury parish, Cheshire; 6½ miles SE of Macclesfield. Acres, 4,980. Real property, £2,730; of which £70 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 447; in 1861, 293. Houses, 65. The decrease of pop. was caused by discontinuance of work in a carpet printing establishment. Crag Hall is the seat of J. Burch, Esq. There is a chapel of ease.

Wildboarclough through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th January 2022

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