Romiley  Cheshire


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

ROMILEY, or Chadkirk, a village and a township-chapelry in Stockport parish, Cheshire. The village stands on the Peak Forest canal, adjacent to the Manchester, Hyde, and New Mills railway, 4 miles E by N of Stockport; and has a station on the railway, and a post-office under Stockport. The chapelry comprises 2, 290 acres. ...

Real property, £6, 817; of which £30 are in quarries. Pop. in 1851, 1, 364; in 1861, 1, 468. Houses, 308. The property is much subdivided. Oak-wood Hall is the seat of L. Heyworth, Esq. There are two cotton-mills and extensive print-works. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £120. Patron, the Rector of Stockport. The church was built in 1865. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Romiley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st June 2024

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