Moreton  Cheshire


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

MORETON-CUM-ALCUMLOW, a township in Astbury parish, Cheshire; near the Macclesfield canal, 2½ miles SS W of Congleton. Acres, 1,100. Real property, £1,879. Pop., 119. Houses, 21. Moreton Hall here is a timbered house of the time of Elizabeth.

Moreton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th February 2021

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