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RINGWAY / RINGEY

"RINGEY, a chapelry in the parish of BOWDON, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 3½ miles (S. E.) from Altrincham. The population is returned with the parish. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Chester, endowed with £800 private benefaction, £1000 royal bounty, and £600 parliamentary grant, and in the patronage of W. Egerton, Esq." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Ringway was a civil parish (SJ 8184) created in 1900 from part of Hale (near Altrincham).
  • Since 1974 it has been part of the county of Greater Manchester.

  • Including the hamlets of Buckhall, Castle Hill and Etrop Green.

  • The population was 491 in 1901, 203 in 1951, and 106 in 2001.

For the period before 1900, see Hale (near Altrincham).

Churches

See Hale (near Altrincham).

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

  • Bucklow (1900-74)
  • ManChester (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire West & Chester (2009+)

Court Records

  • Altrincham (1900-74)
  • Manchester (1974+)

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Ringway which are provided by:

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Ringway has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Ask for a calculation of the distance from Ringway to another place.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ825845 (Lat/Lon: 53.357076, -2.264407), Ringway which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Bucklow Rural District (1900-74)
  • Manchester Metropolitan Borough [Greater Manchester] (1974+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Bucklow (1900-30)

Voting Registers

  • Altrincham (1900-1945)
  • Bucklow (1945-48)
  • Knutsford (1949-74)