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  • Romiley was a township in Chadkirk Chapelry of Stockport ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 9590), which became a civil parish in 1866.

  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become parts of Bredbury & Romiley and Marple.

  • It included the hamlets of Barlowfold, Chadkirk, Cherry Tree, Greave Fold and Lane Ends.
  • The population was 825 in 1801, 1364 in 1851, and 2416 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Bredbury & Romiley and Marple.


  • Stockport: St. Mary the Virgin (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Romiley.
  • Chadkirk: St. Chad (Church of England). Founded in 1745 as a chapel to Stockport: St. Mary, becoming the district church for part of Romiley in 1876.
  • Werneth: St. Paul (Church of England). The district church for part of Romiley from 1877.
  • Romiley, Methodist Chapel (Primitive).
  • Romiley, Methodist Chapel (Wesleyan).

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Romiley 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 (1837-1936)

Court Records

  • Stockport (County) (1828-1936)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and divided between Bredbury & Romiley (1158 acres, pop. 3722 in 1931) and Marple (31 acres, pop. 0 in 1931)
You can see the administrative areas in which Romiley has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ941907 (Lat/Lon: 53.413065, -2.090235), Romiley which are provided by:

Politics and Government

  • Bredbury & Romiley Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Bredbury & Romiley Urban District (1894-1936)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • East Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Hyde (1885-1915)
  • Macclesfield (1918-36)