HAUGHTON, a village and a township in Manchester parish, Lancashire. The village stands adjacent to Denton, on the river Tame, and on the Stalybridge and Stockport railway, at the boundary with Cheshire, 3 miles NNE of Stockport; and shares with Denton village an ancient felt hat manufacture, and an important present trade. The township comprises 1,130 acres. Real property, £10,848; of which £2,489 are in mines, and £20 in quarries. Pop. in 1851, 3,042; in 1861, 3,371. Houses, 687. Coal mining is largely carried on.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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|Henry St, Haughton Green, Primitive Methodist|
|Two Trees Lane United Methodist Free Church, Haughton Green|
|Two Trees Lane Wesleyan Methodist, Haughton Green|
|St John Fisher, Haughton Green, Roman Catholic|
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"HAUGHTON, a township in the parish of Manchester, hundred of Salford, county Lancaster, 3 miles S.W. of Ashton-under-Lyne. It is situated near the river Tame, in the midst of a colliery district. This village had been from an early period a principal seat of the felt hat manufacture, which trade is still carried on, though considerably reduced since the introduction of silk hats. It forms with Denton a considerable village."
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