Worth  Cheshire


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

WORTH, a township in Prestbury parish, Cheshire; 6 miles SE of Stockport. Acres, 450. Real property, £6,083; of which £4,330 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 885; in 1861, 751. Houses, 147. The decrease of pop. was caused by decrease of employment collieries.

The location is that of Worth Hall.

Worth through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th June 2024

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