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Bosden

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  • 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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Civil Registration

  • Stockport (1877-1902)
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Court Records

  • Stockport (County) (1877-1900)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 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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Maps

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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Politics & Government

  • Stockport Rural Sanitary District (1877-94)
  • Stockport Rural District (1894-1900)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Stockport (1877-1900)
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Voting Registers

  • East Cheshire (1877-85)
  • Hyde (1885-1900)