Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for TAXALL

TAXALL, a township and a parish in Macclesfield district, Cheshire. The township lies 1½ mile S by W of Whaley-Bridge r. station, and 7½ NE of Macclesfield. Acres, 3,718. Real property, £2,014. Pop., 277. Houses, 56. The manor belongs to F.Jodrell, Esq. Erwood Hall is the seat of S. Grimshaw, Esq. The parish includes Whaley-with-Yeardsley township, containing Whaley-Bridge, which has a post-office under Stockport. Acres of the parish, 5,038. Pop. in 1851, 898; in 1861, 1,329. Houses, 268. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Chester. Value, £312.* Patron, the Rev. J. G. Slight. The church, excepting the tower, was rebuilt in 1825. There are a Baptist chapel, and charities £17.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township and a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Taxal CP/AP       Macclesfield PLU/RegD       Cheshire AncC
Place: Taxal

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