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  • Longdendale was a civil parish created in 1936 by uniting the whole of Hollingworth and Mottram with parts of Hattersley and Matley.
  • In 1974 it became an unparished area in the county of Greater Manchester.
  • The population was 4591 in 1951, and 9733 in 2001.

For the period before 1936, see Hattersley, Hollingworth, Matley and Mottram.


Civil Registration

  • Ashton under Lyne (1936-37)
  • Hyde (1937-74)
  • Tameside (1974+)

Court Records

  • Dukinfield (1936-71)
  • North East Cheshire (1971-74)
  • South Tameside (1974+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Created from part of Hattersley (337 acres, pop. 181 in 1931), the whole of Hollingworth (2086 acres, pop. 2299 in 1931), part of Matley (38 acres, pop. 29 in 1931) and the whole of Mottram (1084 acres, pop. 2636 in 1931)

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


Politics and Government

  • Longdendale Urban District (1936-74)
  • Tameside Metropolitan Borough [Greater Manchester] (1974+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Ashton under Lyne

Voting Registers

  • Stalybridge and Hyde (1936-74)