Timeline of Cheshire history


The timeline of Cheshire history shows significant events in the history of the English county of Cheshire.

1–500 AD


Model of Deva Victrix

7th century


9th century


St Werburgh

10th century


Eddisbury hill fort

11th century


Chester Castle

12th century


Remains of Norton Priory

13th century


Beeston Castle

14th century


15th century


16th century


17th century


Crewe Hall

18th century


19th century


Anderton Boat Lift

20th century


Cheshire School of Agriculture

21st century


See also


Notes


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  2. Ward 2009, p. 11.
  3. Bu'Lock, pp. 10–14
  4. Ward 2009, p. 23.
  5. Higham, N. J. (1992). "King Cearl, the Battle of Chester and the Origins of the Mercian 'Overkingship'" (PDF). Midland History. 17: 1–15. doi:10.1179/mdh.1992.17.1.1. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2009-03-16.
  6. Bu'Lock, pp. 33–34
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  8. Bu'Lock, p. 59
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  10. Bu'Lock, pp. 69–70
  11. Bu'Lock, pp. 51–52, 59
  12. "Anglo-Saxon Chronicle (894AD)". Retrieved 2010-05-22.
  13. Ward 2009, p. 31.
  14. Bu'Lock, pp. 53, 59
  15. Bu'Lock, pp. 75–76
  16. "Burh at Castle Ditch, Eddisbury". Cheshire.gov.uk. Retrieved 2009-07-09.
  17. Starkey 1990, p. 5.
  18. Bu'Lock, pp. 53–54
  19. Ward 2009, p. 27.
  20. Bu'Lock, pp. 54–55
  21. Bu'Lock, p. 55
  22. "Edgar the Peaceful". English Monarchs website. Retrieved 2010-05-22.
  23. Ward 2009, p. 30.
  24. Bu'Lock, pp. 56, 61
  25. Bu'Lock, p. 56
  26. Anglo-Saxon Chronicle, 1007:
    "In this year also was Edric appointed alderman over all the kingdom of the Mercians."
  27. Bu'Lock, p. 57
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  30. Latham, Frank A. (1987). Frodsham: The History of a Cheshire Town. Local Historians. ISBN 0-901993-06-9.
  31. Ward 2009, p. 43.
  32. Starkey 1990, p. 9.
  33. "Combermere Abbey timeline". Combermere Abbey. Archived from the original on 2015-04-02. Retrieved 2010-05-31.
  34. Ward 2009, p. 51.
  35. Ward 2009, p. 46.
  36. Ward 2009, p. 47.
  37. Ward 2009, p. 55.
  38. Robert W. Barrett, Jr (2009). Against All England: Regional Identity and Cheshire Writing, 1195–1656 (PDF). University of Notre Dame Press. pp. 1–2. ISBN 978-0-268-02209-9 via Project Muse.
  39. Sylvester 1980, p. 54.
  40. Fry, Plantagenet Somerset (1980). The David & Charles Book of Castles. David & Charles. ISBN 0-7153-7976-3.
  41. Ward 2009, p. 37.
  42. "Cheshire History and the County Palatine of Cheshire, UK". Manchester UK. Archived from the original on 2010-03-30. Retrieved 2010-05-19.
  43. Ward 2009, p. 40.
  44. Elrington, C.R.; Harris, B. E.; Baggs, A. P.; Kettle, Ann J.; Lander, S. J.; Thacker, A. T.; Wardle, David (1980). Houses of Cistercian monks: The abbey of Vale Royal', A History of the County of Chester. III. Oxford University Press History. ISBN 0-19-722754-6.
  45. Ward 2009, p. 56.
  46. Driver 1971, p. 50
  47. Ward 2009, p. 41.
  48. Ward 2009, p. 38.
  49. Sylvester 1980, p. 56.
  50. Historic England. "Delves Hall (74464)". Research records (formerly PastScape). Retrieved 22 March 2009.
  51. Booth P. The last week of the life of Edward the Black Prince. Cambridge University Press, 2012
  52. Greene 1989, p. 65
  53. Driver 1971, p. 38
  54. Davies, R. R. (1971). Richard II and the Principality of Chester in The Reign of Richard II: Essays in Honour of May McKisack, ed. F. R. H. Du Boulay and Caroline Baron.
  55. Driver 1971, p. 7.
  56. Ward 2009, p. 42.
  57. Driver 1971, p. 54.
  58. Driver 1971, pp. 8–9
  59. Driver 1971, pp. 9–10
  60. Driver 1971, p. 140
  61. Driver 1971, pp. 39–40, 106
  62. Driver 1971, p. 117
  63. Driver 1971, p. 17
  64. Driver 1971, pp. 17–18
  65. Driver 1971, p. 43
  66. Driver 1971, p. 31
  67. Driver 1971, p. 145
  68. Driver 1971, p. 44
  69. Driver 1971, pp. 28–29
  70. Driver 1971, pp. 149–50
  71. Starkey 1990, pp. 38–39.
  72. Ward 2009, p. 58.
  73. Driver 1971, p. 41
  74. Sylvester 1980, p. 15.
  75. Sylvester 1980, p. 60.
  76. Sylvester 1980, p. 52.
  77. Lake 1983, p. 67.
  78. Beck 1969, p. 75–76.
  79. Lake 1983, pp. 71–90.
  80. "Stanley Palace". Chester City Council. Retrieved 18 June 2010. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  81. Beck 1969, p. 33.
  82. Historic England. "Crewe Hall (1138666)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 2010-06-17.
  83. Sylvester 1980, p. 83.
  84. "Civil War". National Archives. Retrieved 2010-05-22.
  85. Ward 2009, p. 64.
  86. J. R. Phillips (1874). Battle of Middlewich, March 13, 1643 – Sir William Brereton's Account. Document XVI in Memoirs of The Civil Wars in Wales and the Marches, Vol 2. London. pp. 54–55.
  87. "Battle of Nantwich". Nantwich Museum. Archived from the original on 2010-05-31. Retrieved 2010-05-31.
  88. Ward 2009, pp. 67–68.
  89. Ward 2009, p. 69.
  90. Sylvester 1980, p. 69.
  91. Edwards P (1999), "Cheshire Cheese and Farming in the North West in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries by Charles F. Foster [Book review]", The Agricultural History Review, 47: 217–18
  92. "Charles Worsley, Major-General, 1622–56". British Civil Wars & Commonwealth website. Retrieved 2010-05-22.
  93. "Northwich History". Chester Chronicle. February 2009. Retrieved 2010-05-25.
  94. Leigh E. Introduction in: A Glossary of Words Used in the Dialect of Cheshire (Hamilton, Adams, and Co./Minshull and Hughes; 1877) (accessed 14 July 2010)
  95. Ward 2009, p. 73.
  96. Sylvester 1980, p. 95.
  97. Ward 2009, p. 82.
  98. "The Cheshire Hunt". The Cheshire Hunt website. Archived from the original on 2010-01-28. Retrieved 2010-05-31.
  99. Starkey 1990, p. 126.
  100. "Trent and Mersey Canal". Cannock Chase District Council. Retrieved 2010-05-22.[permanent dead link]
  101. Ward 2009, p. 88.
  102. Ward 2009, p. 79.
  103. Sylvester 1980, p. 96.
  104. Ward 2009, pp. 80–81.
  105. Ward 2009, p. 89.
  106. Starkey 1990, p. 130.
  107. Wilbraham, R. An Attempt at a Glossary of Some Words Used in Cheshire, 2nd ed. (London: T. Rodd; 1826) (various other editions)
  108. Ward 2009, p. 86.
  109. Glancey, Jonathan (6 December 2005). "The beauty of Crewe". Guardian newspaper article. London. Retrieved 2007-08-07.
  110. Latham, ed., 1999, p. 119
  111. Dunn I, The University of Chester, 1839–2008: The Bright Star in the Present Prospect, 2nd edn (Chester: Chester Academic Press, 2008)
  112. Sylvester 1980, p. 90.
  113. Sylvester 1980, p. 91.
  114. "About Chetham Society". Chetham Society. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  115. Ward 2009, pp. 90–91.
  116. Ward 2009, p. 91.
  117. Ward 2009, p. 92.
  118. "Cheshire Constabulary History". Cheshire Police website. March 2010. Archived from the original on 2011-07-26. Retrieved 2010-05-24.
  119. Matthews S (2005), "Cattle Clubs, Insurance and Plague in the Mid-Nineteenth Century", The Agricultural History Review, 53 (2): 192–211, JSTOR 40276026
  120. Ward 2009, p. 95.
  121. Starkey 1990, p. 170.
  122. Sylvester 1980, p. 93.
  123. "Chester Town Hall". Cheshire West and Chester Council. Archived from the original on 2010-07-03. Retrieved 2010-05-31.
  124. "History of Brunner Mond". Brunner Mond website. Retrieved 2008-09-02.
  125. "Anderton Boat Lift". The Heritage Trail website. Archived from the original on 2011-06-08. Retrieved 2010-05-31.
  126. "About us". Record Society of Lancashire and Cheshire. Retrieved 6 February 2019.
  127. Ward 2009, p. 99.
  128. "Lancashire Records Office". The National Archives.
  129. "Information Sheet: Eastgate Clock". Cheshire West and Chester. Archived from the original on 16 July 2011. Retrieved 18 June 2010. Cite journal requires |journal= (help)
  130. Starkey 1990, p. 214.
  131. Tigwell 1985, pp. 41–42.
  132. Starkey 1990, p. 218.
  133. "Chester Zoo". The Good Zoo Guide Online. Archived from the original on 2016-01-08. Retrieved 2010-06-17.
  134. Ward 2009, p. 111.
  135. Robert W. Barrett, Jr (2009). Against All England: Regional Identity and Cheshire Writing, 1195–1656 (PDF). University of Notre Dame Press. p. 207. ISBN 978-0-268-02209-9 via Project Muse.
  136. Starkey 1990, p. 222.
  137. "Conservation Area Appraisals". Cheshire East. Archived from the original on 2010-03-30. Retrieved 2010-06-16.
  138. Jones, B.; et al. (2004). Politics UK. ISBN 0-7190-3408-6.
  139. Brown, Fraser; Howard-Davis, Christine (2008). Norton Priory: Monastery to Museum. Excavations 1970–87. Lancaster: Oxford Archaeology North. pp. 2–4. ISBN 978-0-904220-52-0.
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References


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