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"TABLEY (SUPERIOR), a township in that part of the parish of ROSTHERN which is in the hundred of BUCKLOW, county palatine of CHESTER, 2 miles (W. N. W.) from Nether Knutsford, containing 450 inhabitants. Here are the ruins of an ancient chapel, formerly called, from its situation, "The chapel in the street."" [From Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England  (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

  • Tabley Superior (or Over Tabley) was a township in Rostherne ancient parish, Bucklow hundred (SJ 7280), which became a civil parish in 1866.
  • It includes the hamlets of Over Tabley, Sudlow, Tabley Brook, Tabley Hill and Tabley Vale.
  • The population was 392 in 1801, 537 in 1851, 493 in 1901, 368 in 1951, and 316 in 2001.


  • Knutsford Cemetery, Tabley Hill. Opened 1902 (6 acres).


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Civil Registration

  • Altrincham (1837-98)
  • Bucklow (1898-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-98)
  • Cheshire East (1998-2007)
  • Cheshire (2007-09)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974+)

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

  • 1936 April 1 — Lost part to Knutsford (446 acres, pop. 118 in 1931)

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Politics and Government

  • Altrincham Rural Sanitary District (1875-94)
  • Altrincham Rural District (1894-95), Bucklow Rural District (1895-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974-2009)
  • Cheshire East (2009+)

Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

  • Altrincham (1836-1895)
  • Bucklow (1895-1930)

Voting Registers

  • North Cheshire (1832-67)
  • Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
  • Knutsford (1885-1974)