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Norbury (near Stockport)

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"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]

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  • 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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Civil Registration

  • Stockport (1837-1900)
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Court Records

  • Stockport (County) (1828-1900)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

  • 1900 September 30 — Abolished and incorporated into Hazel Grove & Bramhall (pop. 1679 in 1901)

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Maps

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Politics & Government

  • Stockport Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Stockport Rural District (1894-1900)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • Stockport (1837-1900)
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Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • East Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Altrincham (1885-1900)