Descriptive gazetteer entries

These other entries in our collection of descriptive gazetteers are also about Stockport. You may be able to find further references to Stockport in the descriptive gazetteers by doing a full-text search here.

Place Type of entry Source
STOCKPORT a town, a township, a parish, two sub-districts, and a district Imperial

This additional information from our descriptive gazetteers is for locations within the parish or parishes associated with Stockport.

Place Type of entry Source
Bramhall township and railway station Bartholomew
BRAMHALL, or Bramall a township Imperial
Bredbury township with railway station Bartholomew
BREDBURY a township-chapelry Imperial
Brinnington township Bartholomew
BRINNINGTON a township Imperial
Bullock Smithy village Bartholomew
BULLOCK-SMITHY a village Imperial
Castle Hall ecclesiastical district and village Bartholomew
CASTLE-HALL a chapelry Imperial
Chadkirk ecclesiastical district Bartholomew
Compstall village Bartholomew
COMPSTALL a village Imperial
DISLEY, or Disley-Stanley a township-chapelry Imperial
Disley-Slanley township Bartholomew
Dukinfield township and railway station Bartholomew
ETCHELLS, or Stockport-Etchells a township Imperial
Gee Cross ecclesiastical district and hamlet Bartholomew
GEE-CROSS a village Imperial
HARDEN HALL a fine old seat Imperial
Hatherlow place Bartholomew
Hazel Grove village with railway station Bartholomew
High Lane ecclesiastical district and village with railway station Bartholomew
HYDE a town, a township, two chapelries and a subdistrict Imperial
Marple town and township with railway station Bartholomew
Norbury township and village Bartholomew
NORBURY a village, a township, and a chapelry Imperial
Offerton township and village Bartholomew
OFFERTON a township, with a village Imperial
Portwood ecclesiastical district and railway station Bartholomew
PORTWOOD a chapelry Imperial
Romiley (or Chadkirk) township and village with railway station Bartholomew
ROMILEY, or Chadkirk a village and a township-chapelry Imperial
Stockport Etchells township Bartholomew
Torkington township Bartholomew
TORKINGTON a township Imperial
Werneth township with railway station Bartholomew
WERNETH a township-chapelry Imperial

Travel writing

This website includes the complete texts of books describing journeys around Britain, written between the twelfth and nineteenth centuries. Selecting one of the links below will take you to the first reference to Stockport within the selected text. This will not always be a description of a visit: travellers often mention places other than where they are, for example as a basis for comparison.

Traveller Section No. of Refs.
George Borrow Wrexham and Llangollen 1
William Camden Shropshire and Cheshire 1
Charles Wesley Jan. 1 - Apr. 30, 1744: London to Newcastle 1

This website includes two large libraries, of historical travel writing and of entries from nineteenth century gazetteers describing places. We have text from these sources available for these places near your location:

Place Mentioned in Travel Writing Mentioned in Hist. Gazetteer
Portwood 0 2
Heaton Norris 0 2
Brinnington 0 2
Heaton Chapel 0 2
Heaton Moor 0 1
Reddish 0 3
Offerton 0 2
Norbury 0 2
Burnage 0 2
Heaton Mersey 0 2
Bredbury 0 2
Levenshulme 0 2
Hazel Grove 0 4
Torkington 0 2
Cheadle Hulme 0 2
Cheadle 0 5
Didsbury 0 2
Denton 0 2
Romiley 0 2
Fallowfield 0 2