Cheetham Hill  Lancashire


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

CHEETHAM, a village, a township, a sub-district, and two chapelries in Manchester parish, Lancashire. The village bears the name of Cheetham Hill; stands within Manchester borough, 2½ miles NNW of the centre of Manchester; and has a post office‡ under Manchester. The township includes the village; is all suburban to Manchester; contains numerous villas of Manchester merchants and manufacturers; and was long the residence of the ancient family of Chetham. ...

Acres, 919. Real property, £77, 917. Pop., 17, 446. Houses, 3, 168. -The sub-district contains also the township of Crumpsall. Acres, 1, 652. Pop., 21, 731. Houses, 3, 882. The chapelries are St. Luke-Cheetham and St. Mark-Cheetham; and were constituted in 1840 and 1846. Pop., 4, 719 and 2, 377. Houses, 843 and 478. The livings are rectories in the diocese of Manchester. Value of St. Luke, £790; of St. Mark, £351. Patrons of St. Luke, Trustees; of St. Mark, the Dean and Chapter of Manchester. The churches of both are good. There are two chapels for Independents and two for Wesleyans; and one of the latter, in Waterloo-road, is an edifice in the early English style, built in 1862.

Cheetham Hill through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Cheetham Hill, in Manchester and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 31st July 2021

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