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Brinnington, Cheshire

Historical Description

Brinnington, a township in Stockport parish, Cheshire, adjacent to the Peak Forest Canal, 2 miles NE of Stockport, Acreage, 778; population, 7061. A portion of the townshp is within the municipal borough of Stockport,

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 parishStockport 
Poor Law unionStockport 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Brinnington from the following:

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Brinnington are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cheshire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

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

RegionNorth West
Postal districtSK5
Post TownStockport