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NEWTON (near Prestbury)

"NEWTON, a township in the parish of PRESTBURY, hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 5¼ miles (N.N.W.) from Macclesfield, containing 95 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Newton was a township in Prestbury ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 8880), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become part of Mottram St. Andrew.
  • The population was 108 in 1811, 122 in 1851, and 88 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Mottram St. Andrew.

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Civil Registration

  • Macclesfield (1837-1936)
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Court Records

  • Prestbury (1828-1936)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Mottram St. Andrew (267 acres, pop. 82 in 1931)

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Politics and Government

  • Macclesfield Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Macclesfield Rural District (1894-1936)
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • East Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1936)