Weston  Cheshire


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

WESTON, a township, with a village, in Runcorn parish, Cheshire; at the influx of the river Weaver to the Mersey, 2 miles SSW of Runcorn. It includes Weston Point chapelry; and it has a church, a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, extensive freestone quarries, extensive chemical works, spacious wet docks, and a branch mineral railway to Runcorn. Acres, 1,282; of which 415 are water. Real property, £4,637. Pop., 965. Houses, 162. The manor belongs to Major G. Orred; and W. House is the seat of T. W. Bankes, Esq. See Weston-Point.

Weston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th May 2022

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