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Siddington, Cheshire

Historical Description

Siddington, a township-chapelry in Prestbury parish, Cheshire, 3½ miles SE of Chelford station on the L. & N.W.R.; and 5 SW of Macclesfield. It has a post office under Crewe, money order and telegraph office, Chelford. Acreage, 2159;. population, 406. There is a parish council consisting of eight members. Thornycroft Hall, the seat of the Thornycroft family, is a fine mansion standing in a park. Rede's Mere is a lake with a floating island. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to Capesthorne, in the diocese of Chester. The church was restored in 1855, and again in 1894. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCheshire 
Civil parishPrestbury 
Poor Law unionMacclesfield 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Siddington from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cheshire is available to browse.

Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Cheshire, 1580 is available on the Heraldry page.

CountyCheshire East
RegionNorth West
Postal districtSK11
Post TownMacclesfield