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TOFT

"TOFT, a township in the parish of KNUTSFORD, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 1¾ mile (S.) from Nether Knutsford, containing 236 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Toft was a township in Knutsford ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 7576), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The population was 205 in 1801, 241 in 1851, 176 in 1901, 118 in 1951, and 81 in 2001.
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Civil Registration

  • Altrincham (1837-98)
  • Bucklow (1898-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-98)
  • Cheshire East (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974+)

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Lost part to Knutsford (43 acres, pop. 58 in 1931)

You can see the administrative areas in which TOFT 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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Politics and Government

  • Altrincham Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Altrincham Rural District (1894-95), Bucklow Rural District (1895-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Altrincham (1836-95)
  • Bucklow (1895-1930)
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1974)