In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Halmer End like this:
HALMER-END, a liberty in Audley parish, Stafford; 4½ m. NW of Newcastle-under-Lyne. Real property, £, 845; of which £600 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 1, 049; in 186, , 275. Houses, 276. The increase of pop. arose from the extension of coal mining.
Additional information about this locality is available for Audley
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Halmer End has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Newcastle under Lyme. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Halmer End and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Halmer End, in Newcastle under Lyme and Staffordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 18th May 2013
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