Place:


Crewe Green  Cheshire

 

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

CREWE, a township and a chapelry in Barthomley parish, Cheshire. The township lies on an affluent of the river Weaver, adjacent to the Northwestern railway, 1¼ mile E of the town of Crewe. It gives name and title to the noble family of Crewe. Post town, Crewe. Acres, 1, 193. Real property, £3, 826. ...


Pop., 387. Houses, 61. Crewe Hall, the seat of Lord Crewe, was built in the time of James I. after designs by Inigo Jones; was destroyed by fire in 1866; was variously restored, rebuilt, and enlarged, in 1867-9; and is surmounted by a tower.—The chapelry was constituted in 1857; bears the name of Crewe-Green; and is conterminate with the township. The living is a vicarage in the dio. of Chester. Value, £150.* Patron, Lord Crewe.

Additional information about this locality is available for Barthomley

Crewe Green through time

Crewe Green 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 Crewe Green itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25791

Date accessed: 18th October 2021


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