- Bosden was a detached part of the township of Handforth cum Bosden in Cheadle parish and Macclesfield hundred (SJ 9387), which became a civil parish in 1877.
- The civil parish was abolished in 1900 and incorporated into Hazel Grove and Bramhall.
- The population was 1034 in 1801 (with Handforth), 2021 in 1851, and 2570 in 1901.
For the period before 1877, see Handforth cum Bosden.
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- 1877 December 17 — Created from part of Handforth cum Bosden (492 acres, pop. 1962 in 1881)
- 1900 September 30 — Abolished and incorporated into Hazel Grove and Bramhall (pop. 2570 in 1901)
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ927879 (Lat/Lon: 53.387552, -2.111564), Bosden which are provided by:
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- Stockport Rural Sanitary District (1877-94)
- Stockport Rural District (1894-1900)