Place:Weaverham, Cheshire, England

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NameWeaverham
Alt namesWivrehamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 54
TypeVillage
Coordinates53.267°N 2.583°W
Located inCheshire, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Weaverham is a village and civil parish in the Borough of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire in England. Just off the A49, it is just to the west of Northwich and south of the River Weaver, and has a population of 6,589.

Weaverham is also home to the Anglican church of St. Mary's, the Roman Catholic church of St. Bede's and the Methodist church of All Saints. From September 2011, The Storehouse Church also meets weekly in Weaverham.

The schools in Weaverham include the following: one high school: Weaverham High School; three primary schools: St. Bede's Roman Catholic Primary School, Weaverham Forest School and Wallerscote Community School. Wallerscote has c. 250 children from reception to year 6. Attached to the school in a specially adapted classroom is Wallerscote Pre-School for children aged between 2 years 9 months and 5 years. There is also a special needs school, The Russett.

Weaverham is adjacent to Owley Wood, part of the Mersey Forest. The wood extends for over five hectares along the River Weaver valley and is named after the tawny owls which inhabit the area.

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