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  • Mobberley was a township and parish in Bucklow hundred (SJ 7980), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Baguley Green, Barnes Brow, Burleyhurst, Gorsey Brow, Knolls Green, Newton, Paddockhill (part), Saltersley, Tipping Brow and Woodend.
  • The population was 993 in 1801, 1275 in 1851, 1353 in 1901, 1913 in 1951, and 2546 in 2001.


  • Mobberley: St. Wilfrid (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Mobberley.
  • Ashley: St. Elizabeth (Church of England). From 1881 the district church for part of the township of Mobberley.
  • Mobberley, Friends' Meeting House (Quakers). Burial registers 1655-1742 are at the Cheshire Record Office.
  • Mobberley, Methodist Church (Wesleyan), Faulkner Lane. Founded in 1836, Built in 1882.
  • Knolls Green, United Reformed Church (Independent/Congregational), Pepper Street. Built in 1783 as a Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan), taken over by Independents in 1803, closed in 1961.
  • Mobberley, United Reformed Church (Independent/Congregational), Pepper Street.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Mobberley area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Civil Registration

  • Altrincham (1837-98)
  • Bucklow (1898-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-98)
  • Cheshire East (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Gained parts of Great Warford (102 acres, pop. 18 in 1931) and Styal (2 acres, pop. 0 in 1931)
You can see the administrative areas in which Mobberley 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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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ789796 (Lat/Lon: 53.312899, -2.318168), Mobberley which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Altrincham Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Altrincham Rural District (1894-95), Bucklow Rural District (1895-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Altrincham (1836-95)
  • Bucklow (1895-1930)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1974)