High Lane  Cheshire


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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High Lane through time

High Lane is now part of Stockport district. Click here for graphs and data of how Stockport has changed over two centuries. For statistics about High Lane itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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: 20th June 2024

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