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Survey of English Place-Names

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Parish in the County of Cheshire


The ancient parish of Rostherne comprised 1. High Legh, 2. Mere, 3. Millington, 4. Rostherne, 5. Tabley Superior, 6. Tatton, and also parts of Agden and Bollington 42, 43supra , and the parochial chapelries of Knutsford and Over Peover 72, 82infra . DB mentions a church under High Legh, but none at Rostherne. The parish church is located at Rostherne before 1188, v. Orm2 i429.

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