Newton (near Prestbury)
"NEWTON, a township in the parish of PRESTBURY, hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 5¼ miles (N.N.W.) from Macclesfield, containing 95 inhabitants." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Newton was a township in Prestbury ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 8880), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- The civil parish was abolished in 1936 to become part of Mottram St. Andrew.
- The population was 108 in 1811, 122 in 1851, and 88 in 1901.
For the period after 1936, see Mottram St. Andrew.
- Prestbury: St. Peter (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the township of Newton.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Newton (near Prestbury) to another place.
- 1936 April 1 — Abolished and incorporated into Mottram St. Andrew (267 acres, pop. 82 in 1931)
You can see the administrative areas in which Newton (near Prestbury) has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ883809 (Lat/Lon: 53.324489, -2.176712), Newton (near Prestbury) which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- Macclesfield Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
- Macclesfield Rural District (1894-1936)