Taxal  Cheshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Taxal like this:

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.

Taxal through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Taxal, in High Peak and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 18th January 2022

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