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"OFFERTON, a township in the parish of STOCKPORT, hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 2½ miles (S.E. by E.) from Stockport, containing 401 inhabitants. There is a trifling sum, left by Richard Dodge in 1765, for teaching two poor children whose parents do not receive parochial relief." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Offerton was a township in Stockport ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 9188), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1900 to become part of Hazel Grove & Bramhall
  • The population was 351 in 1801, 352 in 1851, and 558 in 1901.

For the period after 1900, see Hazel Grove & Bramhall.


See also Hazel Grove & Bramhall.

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

  • Stockport (1837-1900)

Court Records

  • Stockport (County) (1828-1900)

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Historical Geography

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ918886 (Lat/Lon: 53.394157, -2.124783), Offerton which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Stockport Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Stockport Rural District (1894-1900)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Stockport (1837-1900)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • East Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Hyde (1885-1900)