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"HATTERSLEY, a township in the parish of MOTTRAM-in-LONGDEN-DALE, hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 6 miles (E. N. E.) from Stockport, containing 563 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Hattersley was a township in Mottram-in-Longdendale ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 9793), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become parts of Hyde and Longdendale.
  • The population was 455 in 1801, 497 in 1851, and 287 in 1901.

For the period after 1936, see Longdendale and Hyde.


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Civil Registration

  • Ashton under Lyne (1837-1936)

Court Records

  • Stockport (County) (1828-48)
  • Hyde (County) (1848-99)
  • Dukinfield (1899-1936)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Abolished and divided between Hyde (722 acres, pop. 99 in 1931) and Longdendale (337 acres, pop. 181 in 1931)

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


Politics and Government

  • Ashton-under-Lyne Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Tintwistle Rural District (1894-1936)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Ashton under Lyne

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • East Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Hyde (1885-1915)
  • Stalybridge and Hyde (1915-36)