Place:


Toft  Cheshire

 

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

TOFT, a township and a chapelry in Knutsford parish, Cheshire. The township lies 2 miles S by E of Knutsford r. station. Acres, 1,298. Real property, £2,003. Pop., 167. Houses, 34. The manor, with T. Hall, belongs to R. O. Leycester, Esq. The chapelry was constituted in 1855. Post town, Knutsford. Pop., 240. Houses, 51. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £30. Patrons, the Leycester Family. The church was built in 1854.

Toft through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2913

Date accessed: 04th June 2020


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