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Offerton

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"OFFERTON, a township in the parish of STOCKPORT, hundred of MACCLESFIELD, county palatine of CHESTER, 2½ miles (S.E. by E.) from Stockport, containing 401 inhabitants. There is a trifling sum, left by Richard Dodge in 1765, for teaching two poor children whose parents do not receive parochial relief." [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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  • Offerton was a township in Stockport ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ 9188), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • The civil parish was abolished in 1900 to become part of Hazel Grove & Bramhall
  • The population was 351 in 1801, 352 in 1851, and 558 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 and Bramhall (pop. 558 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)
  • Hyde (1885-1900)