Styal, a hamlet in Wilmslow parish, Cheshire, 1 1/2 mile W of Handforth station on the L. & N.W.R., and 5 1/2 miles SSW of Stockport. It has a post office under Manchester; money order and telegraph office, Handforth. It has a large cotton factory, a chapel of ease, and Wesleyan and Unitarian chapels. Norcliffe Hall and Quarry Bank House are the chief residences.
The Visitation of Cheshire, 1580 is available on the Heraldry page.