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Heaton Norris

Heaton Norris, town and township, Manchester nar., SE. Lancashire, on river Mersey, 5½ miles SE. of Manchester - township, 2116 ac., pop. 20,347 (14,550 in bor. of Stockport); town, pop. 5797; P.O., T.O.; is connected with Stockport by several bridges and a railway viaduct; has extensive cotton factories, bleaching works and iron foundries.

John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)



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Civil Registration

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Heaton Norris was a township in the parish of Manchester.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Heaton Norris was in the Archdeaconry of Chester, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Chester are held at the Lancashire Record Office.


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