Crewe, Cheshire East

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Crewe is a town in Cheshire East

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Crewe within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Crewe in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Crewe.-- mun. bor., Coppenhall par., W. Cheshire, 22 miles SE. of Chester and 158 miles NW. of London by rail, 1336 ac., pop. 24,385; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks, 2 newspapers. In 1840 C. consisted of only a few houses. It owes its prosperity entirely to the fact of its having become one of the most important railway centres in the world. The London and North-Western Ry. Co. has its works here -- an enormous establishment for the mfr. of engines, carriages, and all descriptions of railway plant. Crewe was incorporated in 1877. About 1½ mile SE. is Crewe Hall.

Crewe in the Domesday Book

A village in Warmundestrou hundred, in the county of Cheshire.

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