Place:


Oldfield  Cheshire

 

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

OLDFIELD, a hamlet in Dunham-Massey township, Bowdon parish, Cheshire; on the Bridgewater canal, 1 mile W of Altrincham. Pop., 169. The Ferns is the seat of N. Clegg, Esq.; and the Knowl, of B. D. Naylor, Esq. Market-gardening is carried on. There is an endowed school, a large handsome building, erected in 1759, and giving instruction to 50 children from Dunham-Massey, Bowdon, and Altrincham.

Additional information about this locality is available for Dunham Massey

Oldfield through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25816

Date accessed: 21st October 2021


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