Return of Owners of Land, Cheshire, (I Acre & Above) and Living ‘Locally’: 1873

Return of Owners of Land, Cheshire, (1 Acre & Above) and Living ‘Locally’: 1873

 

It should be noted that due to the difficulties involved in this task at that time, the returns could not be wholly verified.

Name of Owner

Address of Owner

Extent of Land (Acre, Rood, Perch)

Gross Estimated Rental

Achgelis, H.W

Whatcroft Hall

14a. 0r. 12p.

£38

Anderson, Arthur

Marston

 8a.  3r. 30p.

£51. 15s.

Antrobus, Edward

Allostock

196a. 1r. 31p.

£452. 15s

Armstrong, John K.

Winsford

418a. 0r. 24p.

£1,000.  2s.

Armstrong, William

Winsford

92a.  3r. 7p.

£112.  11s.

Arnold, George

Hartford

4a.  0r.  11p.

£42

Artingstall, S.

Cuddington

1a.  0r.  3p.

£11.  10s.

Ashbrook, John

Weaverham

1a.  1r. 16p.

£23.  5s.

Ashcroft, Thomas

Davenham

16a.  0r.  0p.

£38

Ashcroft, Thomas B.

Leftwich

1a.  2r.  35p.

£20

Atherton, Ralph

Wharton

1a.  0r.  29p.

£29

 

 

 

 

Bagaley, John

Hulse

66a.  3r.  18p.

£139

Bagaley, Thomas

Comberbach

48a. 1r.  25p.

£92

Baguley, Thomas

Comberbach

21a.  0r.  35p.

£52

Bailey, Henry

Weaverham Mill

2a.  3r.  30p.

£30

Bankes, John Percy

Little Leigh

103a. 3r. 36p.

£328.  10s.

Bankes, William

Acton

67a. 3r. 38p.

£155

Banks, Mary

Post Office, Northwich

5a. 2r. 0p.

£35

Barber, James

Little Leigh

3a. 25r.

£6

Barber, John

Ashton-by-Budworth

3a. 2r.  31p.

£12

Barber, John & Stelfox, James

Ashton-by-Budworth

1a. 3r. 12p.

£25

Barber, Mary

Wincham, Northwich

10a. 2r. 1p.

£60

Barber, P.

Aston-by-Budworth

28a. 3r. 20p.

£65

Barker, Emma

Middlewich

1a.  3r.  9p.

£34.  8s.

Barker, Margaret

Brereton Green, Middlewich

2a. 0r. 12p.

£6

Barlow, Thos. & John

Northwich

15a.  1r.  4p.

£60

Barnshaw, Robert

Acton

10a.  1r.  34p.

£30

Barry, Arthur H., Smith-

Marbury Hall, Northwich

3,124a. 0r. 36p.

£6,910.  13s.

Beckett, John

Over

1a.  1r.  22p.

£13.  12s.

Beckett,Richard

Hartford, Northwich

13a. 3r. 3p.

£160

Beech, James

Middlewich

1a.

£11

Bentley, Timothy

Davenham

11a. 1r. 7p.

£155

Berry, Edward

Antrobus, Northwich

25a. 0r.  15p.

£75.  8s.

Berry, Edward

Shurlach

5a. 3r. 14p.

£26

Birtwistle, Samuel

Gorstage, Weaverham

1a. 0r. 5p.

£14.  10s.

Bolshaw, John

Wincle

27a. 2r. 25p.

£21.  10s.

Bolshaw, Josh.

Wincham

11a.  0r.  23p.

£30

Bostock, James

Wincle

47a.  2r. 34p.

£79

Bowers, Henry

Acton

4a.  0r. 30p.

£24.  10s.

Bowers, John

Acton Bridge

3a.  0r.  29p.

£6

Bracegirdle, Mathew

Over

2a.  0r.  23p.

£28.  3s.

Brassey, Mary

Leftwich, Northwich

234a.  3r.  28p.

£481.  7s.

Bratt, Henry

Northwich

1a. 0r. 31p.

£54.  18s.

Brereton & Cowap

Little Leigh

2a.

£20

Brocklehurst, Marion

Wincle

27a. 3r. 33p.

£65

Burgess, Benjamin

Weaverham

2a.

£10

Burgess, John

Northwich

5a.  2r.  37p.

£19

Burgess, Mrs.

Weaverham

9a. 0r. 23p.

£181.  5s.

Burgess, William

Antrobus, Northwich

3a. 0r. 25p.

£3.  15s.

Burston, John

Over

6a.

£92

Burton, James

Acton, Northwich

43a.  3r. 18p.

£108

Butler, D.

Over

1a.  1r. 36p.

£22. 10s.

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acre=4,840 square yards (0.405 hectare).
From Old English (denoting the ammount of land a yoke of oxen could plough in a day),
of German origin; related to Dutch akker and German Acker 'field',
from an Indo-European root shared by Sanskrit ajra 'field',
Latin ager, and Greek agros.

rood= a quarter of an acre
(40 square perches, aprox. 0.1012 hectare).
Old English rod, related to Dutch roede
and German Rute 'rod'.


perch= a quarter of a chain or 5 1/2 yards (aprox. 5.029metres). Also called Pole, Rod.


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