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"KNUTSFORD (OVER), a township in the parish of KNUTSFORD, hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, ¾ of a mile (S. E. by S.) from Nether Knutsford, containing 231 inhabitants." [From Samuel LewisA Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Knutsford Over (or Knutsford Superior) was a township in Knutsford ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 7578), which  became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Cross Town, Manor Park and Shaw Heath.
  • The population was 320 in 1801, 208 in 1851, and 480 in 1901.

Civil Registration

  • Altrincham (1837-95)

After 1895 see Knutsford.


Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-95)

After 1895 see Knutsford.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1895 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Knutsford (pop. 480 in 1901)

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Politics and Government

  • Altrincham Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)

  • Altrincham Rural District (1894-95)

After 1895 see Knutsford.


Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Altricham (1836-95)

After 1895 see Knutsford.


Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)

  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)

  • Knutsford (1885-95)

After 1895 see Knutsford.