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  • Bredbury and Romiley was a civil parish created in 1936 from the civil parishes of Bredbury, Compstall, Romiley, and part of Hyde.
  • Since 1974 it has been an unparished area in the county of Greater Manchester.
  • The population was 17818 in 1951, and 28829 in 2001.

For the period before 1936, see Bredbury, Compstall, Hyde and Romiley.


Civil Registration

  • Stockport (1936-37)
  • North East Cheshire (1937-74)
  • Stockport (1974+)

Court Records

  • Stockport (County) (1936-1974)
  • Stockport (1974+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1— Created from parts of Bredbury (2770 acres, pop. 7144 in 1931), Compstall (801 acres, pop. 804 in 1931), Hyde (24 acres, pop. 20 in 1931), Marple (less than 1 acre, pop. 0 in 1931) and  Romiley (1158 acres, pop. 3722 in 1931).
  • 1952 April 1 — Lost the Brinnington area to Stockport (463 acres, pop. 151 in 1951)

You can see the administrative areas in which BREDBURY & ROMILEY has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


Politics and Government

  • Bredbury & Romiley Urban District (1936-74)
  • Stockport Metropolitan Borough [Greater Manchester] (1974+)

Voting Registers

  • Macclesfield (partly, 1936-48) *
  • Hyde (partly, 1936-48) **
  • Cheadle (1949-70)
  • Hazel Grove (1971-74)

* The former parts of the civil parishes of Bredbury, Compstall and Romiley.
** The former part of the civil parish of Hyde.