Ellesmere Port  Cheshire


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

ELLESMERE PORT, a chapelry in Eastham parish, Cheshire; on the river Mersey, at the month of the Ellesmere canal, near Whitby-Locks r. station, 7½ miles N of Chester. It has a post office under Chester, docks, soap-works, and a brewery. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £120. -Patron, the Bishop of Chester. The church is recent; and there are a P. Methodist chapel and a national school.

Ellesmere Port through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Ellesmere Port and Neston has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Ellesmere Port go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th July 2024

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