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"MOTTRAM (ST-ANDREW), a township in the parish of PRESTBURY, hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 4¾ miles (N.N.W.) from Macclesfield, containing 382 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Mottram St. Andrew was a township in Prestbury ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 8878), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Greendale, Hunters Pool, Kirkleyditch, Pott Brook and Withinlee (part).
  • The population was 319 in 1801, 408 in 1851, 388 in 1901, 597 in 1951, and 629 in 2001.


  • Prestbury: St. Peter (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Mottram St. Andrew.
  • Mottram St. Andrew, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan). Built in 1895.

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