Place:Byley, Cheshire, England


Alt namesBeveleisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 52
Byley-cum-Leesesource: Family History Library Catalog
Byley-cum-Yatehousesource: Family History Library Catalog
Byley-with-Lesssource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates53.217°N 2.417°W
Located inCheshire, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog

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Byley is a village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire West and Chester and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England, about 2½ miles north of Middlewich.

According to the 2001 census it had a population of 202.

This small village is said to be the 'Heart Of Cheshire'

During the Second World War, Vickers-Armstrongs operated a shadow factory at Byley assembling Vickers Wellington bombers. The completed aircraft were towed to the nearby RAF Cranage airfield to be test flown.

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