Helsby  Cheshire


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

HELSBY, a village and a township in Frodsham parish, Cheshire. The village stands adjacent to the intersection of the Hooton and Northwich railway with the Chester and Manchester railway, at the foot of a range of hills, 2¼ miles SW of Frodsham; and has stations on the railways. The township comprises 1, 261 acres. Real property, £2, 849; of which £65 are in quarries. Pop., 570. Houses, 112. The manor belongs to the Marquis of Cholmondeley. There are a school-church and Wesleyan and Free Methodist chapels.

Helsby through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 28th May 2024

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