Dunham on the Hill  Cheshire


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

DUNHAM-ON-THE-HILL, a township in Thornton-le-Moors parish, Cheshire; on the Chester and Manchester railway, and near the Ellesmere canal, 5½ miles NE of Chester. It has a station on the railway, a post office under Preston-Brook, and fairs on 5 Jan. and 5 July. Acres, 1, 458. Real property, £2, 274. Pop., 320. Houses, 56. A small church was built here, in 1862, in the decorated English style, at a cost of £800, exclusive of site. There is also a Wesleyan chapel.

Dunham on the Hill through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 11th August 2022

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