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"BOLLEN-FEE, a township in the parish of WILMSLOW, hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 6 miles (S. W.) from Stockport, containing 1761 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Bollinfee (or Bollin Fee) was a township in Wilmslow ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 8478), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become parts of Alderley Edge and Wilmslow.
  • The population was 1506 in 1801, 1884 in 1851, and 633 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Alderley Edge.


See also Alderley Edge and Wilmslow.


Civil Registration

  • Altrincham (1837-98)
  • Bucklow (1898-1936)

Court Records

  • Prestbury (1828-1936)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1883 — Gained detached part No.1 of Bollinfee (2 acres, pop. 0 in 1891)
  • 1888 March 24 — Gained detached part No.4 of Pownall Fee (63 acres, pop. 28 in 1891, including Lindon Grove Academy and Leigh's Farm)
  • 1894 September 30 — Gained part of Fulshaw (pop. 251 in 1901), and lost the part in Wilmslow Urban Sanitary District to Wilmslow (pop. 3208 in 1901)
  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and divided between Alderley Edge (112 acres, pop. 746 in 1931) and Wilmslow (less than 1 acre, pop. 0 in 1931)


Politics and Government

  • Chorley Urban Sanitary District (partly, 1875-94)
  • Wilmslow Urban Sanitary District (partly, 1888-94) *
  • Alderley Edge Urban District (1894-1936)

* The part in Wilmslow Urban Sanitary District (1888-94) became part of the civil parish of Wilmslow in 1894.


Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Altrincham (1837-95)
  • Bucklow (1895-1930)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • East Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1936)