"MATLEY, a township in the parish of MOTTRAM in LONGDEN-DALE, hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 8 miles (N.E.by E.) from Stockport, containing 324 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Matley was a township in Mottram-in-Longdendale ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 9796), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become parts of Stalybridge, Dukinfield, Hyde and Longdendale.
- The population was 285 in 1801, 252 in 1851, and 196 in 1901.
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ981966 (Lat/Lon: 53.466137, -2.030088), Matley which are provided by:
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- Ashton-under-Lyne Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
- Tintwistle Rural District (1894-1936)