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Delamere Forest

Parish in the County of Cheshire


This parish was created in 1812 by Act of Parliament out of the last remaining part of the royal Forest of Delamere 18, as 'a parish to be known as Delamere Forest', v. Sheaf3 33 (7466), Orm2 ii112. The parish contained the townships, 1. Delamere (now a c.p. including Eddisbury infra ), 2. Eddisbury (v. Delamere supra ), 3. Kingswood (now included in Kingsley and Manley c.ps. 239, 245 infra ), 4. Oakmere. These townships appear first in the EnclA of 17 December 1819, 'we have divided the parish of Delamere into the Townships of Kingswood, Eddisbury, Delamere and Oakmere'.

Major Settlements

Other places in this Parish

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