English Place-name Society

Survey of English Place-Names

A county-by-county guide to the linguistic origins of England’s place-names – a project of the English Place-Name Society, founded 1923.


Parish in the County of Cheshire


The ancient parish consisted of 1. Wilmslow (the church and churchyard), 2. Bollin Fee (including the hamlet of Hough), 3. Chorley (including the now separate c.p. of Alderley Edge), 4. Fulshaw, 5. Pownall Fee (including the hamlets of Morley and Styal, the latter of which had a brief existence as a c.p. in the nineteenth century). This survey follows the boundaries drawn in Bryant's map of 1831.

Major Settlements

Other places in this Parish

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