Church Minshull  Cheshire


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

MINSHULL (CHURCH), a village and a parish in Nantwich district, Cheshire. The village stands on the river Weaver, near the Middlewich canal, 2 miles SW of Minshull-Vernon r. station, and 5½ N by E of Nantwich; and has a post office under Middlewich. The parish contains also the hamlets of Wades-Green, WoodGreen, and Paradise-Green. ...

Acres, 2,286. Real property, £3,424. Pop., 392. Houses, 76. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged, at Domesday, to the Minshulls; went, in the time of Edward III., to the Duttons; returned, in the time of Henry VII., to a junior branch of the Minshulls; passed, in the time of Elizabeth, to F. Cholmondeley., Esq.; was afterwards sold to Sir Richard Brooke, Bart.; and belongs now to Henry Broole, Esq. Minshull Hall is now a farm-house. Lea-Green Hall was a mansion of the Vernons. passed to the Crewes, and is now a farm-house. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester. Value, £108. * Patron, H. Brooke, Esq. The church is a brick edifice, of nave and aisles, with a tower; was recently restored, at a cost of about £800; and contains monuments to the Minshulls, the Cholmondeleys, and the Wades. There are an endowed school with £15 a year, and some charities.

Church Minshull through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Church Minshull, in Crewe and Nantwich and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 23rd April 2024

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