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"SALTERSFORD, a chapelry in the parish of PRESTBURY, hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 6 miles (E. N. E.) from Macclesfield. The population is returned with the parish. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Chester, endowed with £200 private benefaction, and £ 800 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Vicar" of Prestbury. Saltersford gives the inferior title of baron to the family of Stanhope, Earls of Courtown." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
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