Thelwall

Thelwall is a suburban village in Warrington, Cheshire, England, close to the Lymm junction of the M6 motorway.wikipedia
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Warrington

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Thelwall is a suburban village in Warrington, Cheshire, England, close to the Lymm junction of the M6 motorway.

Thomas de Thelwall

Thomas de Thelwall, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1377–78, was born here in the early fourteenth century.
Little is known of his early life; his surname suggests that he was a native of Thelwall, Cheshire.

Edward the Elder

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A fortified village was established at Thelwall in 923, in the reign of King Edward the Elder, which is mentioned in two very early sources, including the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle:
Edward continued Æthelflæd's policy of founding burhs in the north-west, at Thelwall and Manchester in 919, and Cledematha (Rhuddlan) at the mouth of the River Clwyd in North Wales in 921.

All Saints Church, Thelwall

All Saints ChurchThelwall
The Church of England is represented by All Saints Church where several scions of the ancient Cheshire Booth family are buried.
All Saints Church is in the village of Thelwall, Cheshire, England.

Lymm High School

Lymm Grammar School
The nearest secondary school is Lymm High School.
This currently covers Lymm, Thelwall, High Legh and Statham, as well as parts of Grappenhall, Little Bollington, Dunham Town, and areas of Stockton Heath.

Grappenhall and Thelwall

It is also one of the two principal settlements of Grappenhall and Thelwall civil parish.
The civil parish was formed in largely its present state in 1936, when the then Thelwall civil parish was joined in its entirety to the ancient civil parish of Grappenhall.

Manchester Ship Canal

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Thelwall nowadays borders the villages of Lymm and Grappenhall, and (across the Manchester Ship Canal) Latchford.
Near Thelwall, Woolston Eyes (a corruption of the Saxon Ees), is a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Listed buildings in Grappenhall and Thelwall

*Listed buildings in Grappenhall and Thelwall
Grappenhall and Thelwall is a civil parish in the borough of Warrington and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England, and includes the villages of Grappenhall and Thelwall.

Barbara Mawer

* Barbara Mawer, biochemist and medical researcher, parish councillor
Mawer took part in local politics, serving as a parish councillor and school governor in Thelwall, Warrington, where she lived.

Cheshire

Cheshire, EnglandCounty Palatine of ChesterCounty of Chester
Thelwall is a suburban village in Warrington, Cheshire, England, close to the Lymm junction of the M6 motorway. The Church of England is represented by All Saints Church where several scions of the ancient Cheshire Booth family are buried.

Lymm

Lymm, CheshireLymm Runners Running ClubLymm Truck Stop
Thelwall is a suburban village in Warrington, Cheshire, England, close to the Lymm junction of the M6 motorway. Thelwall nowadays borders the villages of Lymm and Grappenhall, and (across the Manchester Ship Canal) Latchford.

Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

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A fortified village was established at Thelwall in 923, in the reign of King Edward the Elder, which is mentioned in two very early sources, including the Anglo-Saxon Chronicle:

Borough

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"A.D. 923. This year went King Edward with an army, late in the harvest, to Thelwall; and ordered the borough to be repaired, and inhabited, and manned. And he ordered another army also from the population of Mercia, the while he sat there to go to Manchester in Northumbria, to repair and to man it. This year died Archbishop Plegmund; and King Reynold won York."—Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

Mercia

Kingdom of MerciaMerciansMercian
"A.D. 923. This year went King Edward with an army, late in the harvest, to Thelwall; and ordered the borough to be repaired, and inhabited, and manned. And he ordered another army also from the population of Mercia, the while he sat there to go to Manchester in Northumbria, to repair and to man it. This year died Archbishop Plegmund; and King Reynold won York."—Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

Manchester

Manchester, EnglandManchester, United KingdomCity of Manchester
"A.D. 923. This year went King Edward with an army, late in the harvest, to Thelwall; and ordered the borough to be repaired, and inhabited, and manned. And he ordered another army also from the population of Mercia, the while he sat there to go to Manchester in Northumbria, to repair and to man it. This year died Archbishop Plegmund; and King Reynold won York."—Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

Kingdom of Northumbria

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"A.D. 923. This year went King Edward with an army, late in the harvest, to Thelwall; and ordered the borough to be repaired, and inhabited, and manned. And he ordered another army also from the population of Mercia, the while he sat there to go to Manchester in Northumbria, to repair and to man it. This year died Archbishop Plegmund; and King Reynold won York."—Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

Plegmund

Archbishop PlegmundPleymond
"A.D. 923. This year went King Edward with an army, late in the harvest, to Thelwall; and ordered the borough to be repaired, and inhabited, and manned. And he ordered another army also from the population of Mercia, the while he sat there to go to Manchester in Northumbria, to repair and to man it. This year died Archbishop Plegmund; and King Reynold won York."—Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

York

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"A.D. 923. This year went King Edward with an army, late in the harvest, to Thelwall; and ordered the borough to be repaired, and inhabited, and manned. And he ordered another army also from the population of Mercia, the while he sat there to go to Manchester in Northumbria, to repair and to man it. This year died Archbishop Plegmund; and King Reynold won York."—Anglo-Saxon Chronicle

Peter Leycester

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According to Sir Peter Leycester it was "so called from the stakes and stumps, cut from the trees, wherewith it was environed about as a wall".

English Heritage

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These remains are a designated English Heritage National Monument.

Monument

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These remains are a designated English Heritage National Monument.

Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster

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Thomas de Thelwall, Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster 1377–78, was born here in the early fourteenth century.

Grappenhall

Thelwall nowadays borders the villages of Lymm and Grappenhall, and (across the Manchester Ship Canal) Latchford.

Latchford

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Thelwall nowadays borders the villages of Lymm and Grappenhall, and (across the Manchester Ship Canal) Latchford.

Civil parish

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It is also one of the two principal settlements of Grappenhall and Thelwall civil parish.