Norbury (near Stockport)
"NORBURY, a chapelry in the parish of STOCKPORT, hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 4¼ miles (S. S. E.) from Stockport, containing 680 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Chester, endowed with £600 royal bounty. Thomas Leigh, Esq. was patron in 1795. A school-house was erected about 1760, by Peter Leigh, Esq." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]
- Norbury was a township in Stockport ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 9285), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- The civil parish was abolished in 1900 to become part of Hazel Grove & Bramhall
- It included part of the village of High Lane
- The population was 592 in 1801, 848 in 1851, and 1679 in 1901.
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- 1900 September 30 — Abolished and incorporated into Hazel Grove & Bramhall (pop. 1679 in 1901)
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ929858 (Lat/Lon: 53.36894, -2.107787), Norbury (near Stockport) which are provided by:
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- 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.)
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- Stockport Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
- Stockport Rural District (1894-1900)