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"MOTTRAM-in-LONGDEN-DALE, a parish in the hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, comprising the townships of Godley, Hattersley, Hollingworth, Matley, Mottram in Longden-Dale, Newton, Stayley-Bridge, and Tintwisle, and containing 10,086 inhabitants, of which number, 1944 are in the township of Mottram in Longden-Dale, 7 miles (E.N.E.) from Stockport. ... More" [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Mottram, also a township in Mottram-in-Longdendale ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 9995), became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become part of Longdendale.
  • It includes the hamlets of Broadbottom, Hillend and Warhill.
  • The population was 948 in 1801, 3199 in 1851, and 3128 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Longdendale..


  • Mottram Cemetery. Opened c.1900.


You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Mottram in Longdendale 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

  • Ashton under Lyne (1837-1936)

Court Records

  • Stockport (County) (1828-48)
  • Hyde (County) (1848-99)
  • Dukinfield (1899-1936)

Description and Travel

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Transcription for Mottram-in-Longdendale from Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831)

Historical Geography

Places in Mottram-in-Longdendale ancient parish with separate pages


  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Longdendale (1084 acres, pop. 2636 in 1931)

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

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Mottram in Longdendale to another place.

Politics and Government

  • Mottram-in-Longdendale Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Mottram-in-Longdendale Urban District (1894-1936)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Ashton under Lyne

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • East Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Hyde (1885-1915)
  • Stalybridge and Hyde (1915-36)