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"LEESE, a township in that part of the parish of SANDBACH which is in the hundred of NORTHWICH, county palatine of CHESTER, 2½ miles (N. E.) from Middlewich, containing 135 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • A township in Goostrey chapelry of Sandbach ancient parish, Northwich hundred (SJ 7368), which in 1936 was divided between Byley, Cranage and Lach Dennis civil parishes.
  • The population was 86 in 1801, 119 in 1851, and 90 in 1901.
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  • Congleton (1837-1937)
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