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  • Poynton was a township in Prestbury ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 9283), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was renamed Poynton with Worth in 1881.
  • It includes the hamlets of Clumber, Coppiceside, Hockley, Lowerpark, Midway (part), Newtown, Petre Bank, Poynton Green and Woodside.
  • The population was 432 in 1801, and 1247 in 1851.

For the period after 1881, see Poynton with Worth.

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

  • Macclesfield (1837-81)

Court Records

  • Prestbury (1828-1881)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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Politics and Government

  • Macclesfield Rural Sanitary District (1875-81)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Macclesfield (1836-81)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • East Cheshire (1868-81)