Catalogue description MOTTRAM IN LONGDENDALE

This record is held by Cheshire Archives and Local Studies

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

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

  • 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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