Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BREDBURY

BREDBURY, a township-chapelry in Stockport parish, Cheshire; adjacent to the Peak Forest canal, 2 miles ENE of Stockport r. station. Post Town, Stockport. Acres, 2,521. Real property, £15,075; of which £1,398 are in mines. Pop., 3,408. Houses, 676. The living is a vicarage in the dio. of Chester. Value, £160.* Patron, alt. the Crown and the Bishop. The church is good; and there are an Independent chapel, and charities £16.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township-chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Bredbury Tn/CP       Stockport CP/AP       Cheshire AncC
Place: Bredbury

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