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BRINNINGTON

"BRINNINGTON, a township in the parish of STOCKPORT, hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 2 miles (N. E. by N.) from Stockport, containing 2124 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Brinnington was a township in Stockport ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 9192), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1902 and incorporated into Bredbury, with the greater part of its area having been added to Stockport in 1901.
  • It includes the hamlets of May Croft and Portwood
  • The population was 890 in 1801, 5203 in 1851, and 98 in 1901.

For the period after 1902, see Bredbury and Stockport.

Churches

See also Stockport.

There are more than 30 churches identified in this place. Please click here for a complete list.

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Civil Registration

  • Stockport (1837-1902)
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Court Records

  • Stockport (County) (wholly, 1828-35 and 1894-1902 ; partly, 1835-94) *
  • Stockport (Borough) (partly, 1835-94) *

* The part in Stockport (Borough) (1835-94) was added to the civil parish of Stockport in 1894.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1894 — Lost part of the Portwood area to Stockport (pop. 6528 in 1901)
  • 1901 November 9 — Lost the rest of the Portwood part to Stockport (pop. 1197 in 1911)
  • 1902 September 30 — Abolished and incorporated into Bredbury (pop. 82 in 1911)

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Politics and Government

  • Stockport Municipal Borough (partly, 1835-89) *
  • Stockport Urban Sanitary District (partly, 1875-94) *
  • Stockport Rural Sanitary District (partly, 1875-94)
  • Stockport County Borough (partly, 1889-94) *
  • Stockport Rural District (1894-1902)

* The part in Stockport Municipal Borough (1835-89), Stockport County Borough (1889-94) and Stockport Urban Sanitary District (1875-89) was added to the civil parish of Stockport in 1894.

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Stockport (1837-1902)
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • East Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Hyde (1885-1902)