Place:


Overton  Cheshire

 

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

OVERTON, a township in Malpas parish, Cheshire; 1½ mile N by W of Malpas. Acres, 708. Real property, £1, 209. Pop., 107. Houses, 20. The manor belongs to S. Gregson, Esq. Overton Hall, an ancient building, formerly moated, is the residence of R. Davies, Esq.

Overton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1488

Date accessed: 16th October 2019


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