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Survey of English Place-Names

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Wilbrahams Almshouses

Other OS name in the Parish of Nantwich

Historical Forms

  • the Almshouses 1671 AddCh


, the Almshouses 1671AddCh , cf . 'the late charitable erection of an alms-house for six poor aged men , which Sir Roger Wilbraham , knight , at the town 's end , there new built …' 1621 (1656) Orm2 iii292 , cf. also Townend Ho supra , and Wilbrahams Piece 1846TA , v. pece . The surname is pronounced [ ˈwilbrəm ] .