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Baguley, Cheshire

Historical Description

Baguley, a township, a village, and an ecclesiastical parish in Cheshire, 3 miles ENE of Altrincham. Acreage, 1806; population of the township, 814. It has a station on the Cheshire Lines railway. Market gardening is largely carried on. Baguley Hall, now a farmhouse, belonged to Sir W. Baggiley in the time of Edward II., and passed from him successively to the Leghs, Aliens, and Tattons. The great hall still remains, built of oak and wicker work, and presents fine examples of oak carving. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1868, and includes Brooklands, a suburb of Manchester, with a station on the Manchester South Junction and Altrinchan railway. Population, 762. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Chester; value, £300. The church was erected in 1867. There are chapels for Baptists, Wes-leyans, and Congregationalists in the township of Baguley.

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 parishBowdon 
Poor Law unionAltrincham 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Baguley from the following:

Land and Property

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


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionNorth West
Postal districtM23
Post TownManchester