Blacon  Cheshire


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

BLACON-CUM-CRABHALL, a township in the parishes of Holy Trinity, St. Oswald, and Backford, Cheshire; near the Ellesmere canal and the Chester and Holyhead railway, 2 miles WSW of Chester. Acres, 1,115. Real property, £1,927. Pop., 69. Houses, 13.

Blacon through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th May 2022

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