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Hale (near Altrincham)

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"HALE, a township in the parish of BOWDON, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 2½ miles (S. E.) from Altrincham, containing 958 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Hale was a township in Bowdon ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 7886), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • Since 1974 it has been an unparished area in the county of Greater Manchester.
  • It includes the hamlets of Ashley Heath, Castle Hill, Etrop Green, Hale Barns, Oakfield, Warburton Green, and Well Green.
  • The population was 783 in 1801, 1164 in 1851, 4562 in 1901, 12152 in 1951, and 15316 in 2001.
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Cemeteries

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Civil Registration

  • Altrincham (1837-98)
  • Bucklow (1898-1974)
  • Trafford (1974+)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-74)
  • Altrincham (1874-1974)
  • Trafford (1974+)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1900 April 1 — Lost part to Ringway (pop. 491 in 1901)
  • 1936 April 1 — Gained parts of Altrincham (2 acres, pop. 68 in 1931), Ashley (16 acres, pop. 0 in 1931) , Bowdon (less than 1 acre, pop. 0 in 1931), Ringway (971 acres, pop. 339 in 1931) and  Timperley (21 acres, pop. 8 in 1931), and lost part to Altrincham (34 acres, pop. 71 in 1931)

You can see the administrative areas in which Hale (near Altrincham) 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 SJ772865 (Lat/Lon: 53.37486, -2.344169), Hale (near Altrincham) which are provided by:

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Politics & Government

  • Altrincham Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Altrincham Rural District (1894-95)
  • Bucklow Rural District (1895-1900)
  • Hale Urban District (1900-74)
  • Trafford Metropolitan Borough [Greater Manchester] (1974+)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Altrincham (1836-95)
  • Bucklow (1895-1930)
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Altrincham (1885-1945)
  • Bucklow (1945-48)
  • Knutsford (1948-74)