In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described High Lane like this:
HIGH LANE, a chapelry in the parishes of Prestbury and Stockport, Cheshire; near the North-western railway, 4½ miles S of Stockport. It was constituted in 1860; and it has a post office under Stockport. Pop., 1, 193. Houses, 225. Pop. of the Stockport portion, 1, 135. Houses, 215. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, not reported.* Patron, the Rector of Stockport. The church was opened in 1859, and is in the Norman style. There is a national school.
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GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of High Lane, in Stockport and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 28th March 2017
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