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Tabley Superior

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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]

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  • 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.
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Cemeteries

  • 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+)
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Court Records

  • Bucklow (1828-1974)
  • Macclesfield (1974+)
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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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

You can see the administrative areas in which Tabley Superior has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Maps

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Politics & Government

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

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

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