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Published by Printed for the Chetham Society in [Manchester] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Lee family,
  • Pigot family,
  • Prestbury, England (Cheshire) -- History

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementBy Frank Renaud, M. D.
SeriesRemains, historical & literary, connected with the palatine counties of Lancaster and Chester. Pub. by the Chetham Society. vol. 97
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDA670.L19 C5 vol.97
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 244 p.
Number of Pages244
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16394109M
LC Control Number18005570

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* Frank Renaud "Contributions towards a history of the ancient Parish of Prestbury in Cheshire", The Chetham Society, * Gordon "St. Peter's Prestbury: a personal response", Church of , Prestbury, Cheshire, Prestbury is a village in Cheshire. The parish of Prestbury is a long, narrow parish covering 2, acres to the west of the Peak Park foothills and to the east of the sandstone ridge which is ‘the edge’. The village is about a mile and a half north of Macclesfield. At the time of the census, the civil parish had a population of 3, Today, the built-up area of Cheltenham extends to and includes Prestbury, but a strong village identity persists. There are flourishing schools, 2 churches, shops, 4 pubs, a hall and a library. Many residents have deep family roots here, and one of the aims of Prestbury Local History Society is the collection and preservation of their memories. At the time of the Norman conquests, Prestbury Parish was the centre of 35 townships stretching 20 miles from north to south and 10 miles wide and it still has the remains of a Normal Chapel built in the 12th century in the grounds of the Parish Church.