Combermere  Cheshire


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

COMBERMERE, a township in Acton parish, Cheshire; 3½ miles N E of Whitchurch. A Benedictine abbey was founded here, in 1133, by Hugh de Malbane; and given, at the dissolution, to the Cottons, ancestors of Viscount Combermere. Combermere Abbey mansion is the Viscount's seat.

Additional information about this locality is available for Acton

Combermere through time

Combermere 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 Combermere itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 15th April 2024

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