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Baguley

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"BAGULEY, a township in the parish of BOWDON, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 6¼ miles (W. by S.) from Stockport, containing 458 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Baguley (pronounced 'Bag-ley') was a township in the ancient parishes of Baguley and Northenden, Bucklow hundred (SJ 8188), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1931 to become part of Manchester (Lancashire).
  • It included the hamlets of Newall Green, Roundthorn, and Wythenshawe (part).
  • The population was 423 in 1801, 570 in 1851, and 834 in 1901.
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Civil Registration

  • Altrincham (1837-98)

  • Bucklow (1898-1936)

  • Manchester South (1936-39)

  • Manchester (1939+)

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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-74)

  • Altrincham (1874-1931)

  • Manchester (1931+)

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Description & Travel

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Historical Geography

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Maps

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Politics & Government

  • Altrincham Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Altrincham Rural District (1894-95)
  • Bucklow Rural District (1895-1931)
  • Manchester County Borough (1931-74)
  • Manchester Metropolitan Borough (1974+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Altrincham (1836-95)

  • Bucklow (1895-1930)

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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Altrincham (1885-1945)
  • Bucklow (1945-48)
  • Wythenshawe (1948-74)