Handforth cum Bosden
"HANDFORTH, a township, joint with Boxden, in the parish of CHEADLE, hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 6½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Stockport, containing 1745 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Handforth cum Bosden was a township in Cheadle and Stockport Parishes, Macclesfield hundred, which became a civil parish in 1866.
- In 1877 the two detached areas of Bosden and Handforth became separate civil parishes.
- The population was 1034 in 1801 (with Bosden) and 2671 in 1851.
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