Carrington  Cheshire


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

CARRINGTON, a township-chapelry in Bowden parish, Cheshire; on the Mersey, 3¼ miles NW of Broadheath r. station. Post Town, Ashton-on-Mersey. Acres, 2,333. Real property, £4,480. Pop., 521. Houses, 102. The living is a vicarage in the dio. of Chester. Value, £375. Patron, the Earl of Stamford. The church is good. There are two Methodist chapels and a n. school.

Carrington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd October 2021

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