"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]
- 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.
|Union URC, Hempshaw Lane/Maitland Street, Offerton, United Reformed Church|
|St Philip the Apostle, Offerton, Roman Catholic|
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- 1900 September 30 — Abolished and incorporated into Hazel Grove and Bramhall (pop. 558 in 1901)
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ918886 (Lat/Lon: 53.394168, -2.124774), Offerton which are provided by:
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- Stockport Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
- Stockport Rural District (1894-1900)