MOTTRAM IN LONGDENDALE

This record is held by Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

Details of P 25
Reference: P 25
Title: MOTTRAM IN LONGDENDALE
Note: "
Date: 1546-1994
Held by: Cheshire Archives and Local Studies, not available at The National Archives
Language: English
Creator:

Church of England, Mottram in Longdendale Parish, Cheshire

Immediate source of acquisition:

Acc 1154,1171,1695, 1707,1837,2664, 2826,3275,3653, 4108,4628,4709

Subjects:
  • Cheshire
  • Religious practice
  • Religious buildings
  • Ecclesiastical administration
  • Education
Administrative / biographical background:

The ancient parish of Mottram in Longdendale comprised the eight townships of Godley, Hattersley, Hollingworth, Matley, Mottram, Newton, Stayley and Tintwistle. In the latter township was situated the ancient chapel of Woodhead. Mottram and Woodhead became a united benefice in 1926. Woodhead was transferred to Tintwistle parish in 1993.

 

Since the beginning of the nineteenth century the following new parishes have been formed:-

 

Godley cum Newton Green St John the Baptist, 1847

 

Hollingworth St Mary, 1922

 

Micklehurst All Saints, 1959

 

Millbrook St James, 1863

 

Newton Flowery Field St Stephen, 1891

 

Newton in Mottram St Mary, 1841

 

Staley alias Stalybridge Holy Trinity and Christ Church, 1840

 

Tintwistle Christ Church, 1838

 

Woodhead St James, 1856

 

Broadbottom St Mary Magdalene chapel of ease was built in 1890, a mile south of Mottram St Michael church.

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