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"FULSHAW, a township in the parish of WILMSLOW, hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 6 miles (N.W.) fromMacclesfield, containing 256 inhabitants."  [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Fulshaw was a township in Wilmslow ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 8480), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • In 1894 the civil parish was abolished to become parts of Wilmslow and Bollinfee.
  • The population was 214 in 1801 and 358 in 1851.
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Churches

See Wilmslow.

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Civil Registration

  • Altrincham (1837-94)
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Court Records

  • Prestbury (1828-1894)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1883 — Gained detached part No.3 of Pownall Fee (less than 1 acre, pop. 37 in 1891)
  • 1888 March 24 — Gained detached part No.2 of Pownall Fee (5 acres, pop. 0 in 1891)
  • 1894 September 30 — Abolished and divided between Bollinfee (pop. 251 in 1901) and Wilmslow (pop. 1403 in 1901)

For the period after 1894. see Wilmslow and Bollinfee.

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

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ840806 (Lat/Lon: 53.322079, -2.241659), Fulshaw which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Chorley Urban Sanitary District (partly, 1875-94) *
  • Wilmslow Urban Sanitary District (partly, 1875-94) **

* The part in Chorley Urban Sanitary District (1875-94) was added to Bollinfee civil parish in 1894.
** The part in Wilmslow Urban Sanitary District (1875-94) became part of  Wilmslow civil parish in 1894.

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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Altrincham (1836-94)
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • East Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-94)