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HANDFORTH

  • Handforth was a civil parish created in 1877 from part of Handforth cum Bosden.
  • In 1936 the civil parish was abolished to become parts of Wilmslow and Cheadle & Gatley.
  • In 2011 a new civil parish, with different boundaries, was created from part of Wilmslow.
  • The population was 650 in 1851, and 911 in 1901.

For the period before 1877, see Handforth cum Bosden.
For the period between 1936 and 2011, see Wilmslow and Cheadle & Gatley.

Churches

  • Cheadle: St. Mary (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Handforth cum Bosden.
  • Cheadle Hulme: All Saints (Church of England). The district church for part of Handforth cum Bosden from 1868.
  • Handforth: St. Chad (Church of England). Built in 1840 as a chapel to Cheadle: St. Mary. The district church for part of Handforth cum Bosden from 1877.
  • Handforth: St. Benedict (Roman Catholic).
  • Handforth, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan), Wilmslow Road. Built in 1872.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Handforth area or see them printed on a map.

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Civil Registration

  • Stockport (1877-1936)
  • Cheshire East (2011+)
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Court Records

  • Stockport (County) (1877-1936)
  • Macclesfield (2011+)

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1877 December 17 — Created from part of Handforth cum Bosden (1311 acres, pop. 786 in 1881)
  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and divided between Cheadle & Gatley (231 acres, pop. 93 in 1931) and Wilmslow (1080 acres, pop. 938 in 1931)
  • 2011 April 1 — Re-created from part of Wilmslow.

You can see the administrative areas in which HANDFORTH has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Politics and Government

  • Stockport Rural Sanitary District (1877-94)
  • Stockport Rural District (1894-1904)
  • Handforth Urban District (1904-1936)
  • Cheshire East (2011+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Stockport (1877-1930)
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Voting Registers

  • East Cheshire (1877-85)
  • Altrincham (1885-1945)