List of burgesses within the Manor of Stockport, 1835
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List of burgesses within the Manor of Stockport, 1835

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Published by The Library in Stockport .
Written in English

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StatementMetropolitan Borough of Stockport, Department of Culture, Local Studies Library.
SeriesHandlist -- no.12
ContributionsStockport (England). Department of Culture.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14122475M

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Stockport, also a township and borough in Stockport ancient parish, Macclesfield hundred (SJ ), became a civil parish in Since it has been an unparished area in the county of Greater Manchester. It includes the hamlets of Barlowfold, Brinksway (part), Cale Green, Carr Green, Daw Bank, Great Moor, Heaviley, Hempshaw Brook, Hillgate, Hope Hill, Little Moor and Shaw Heath. The term "manor house" can be loosely applied to a whole range of buildings, but at its most basic refers to the house of a local lord/landowner. In strict architectural terms, a manor house is a late medieval country house. The medieval manor house has its architectural roots in the Saxon hall, a. The Manor Lounge had a sister club in Stockport (can't remember the name) and if you wanted to go down to London to support the group you had to turn up at this club on the Sunday. I went and so went free along with two coach loads to support The Toggery 5. Individuals wishing to become regular members of The National Huguenot Society must meet the following four qualifications: (1) be at least sixteen years of age, (2) adhere to the Huguenot principles of faith and of liberty, (3) be a member of the Protestant faith, (4) be lineally descended in the male or female line from either: (a) a Huguenot, without regard to ethnic origin or adherence to.

Corporation. The Act designated all qualified residents of the town as "burgesses" and formed them into a body corporate by the name of the "Mayor, aldermen and Burgesses of the Borough of Stockport".The burgesses elected a town council, which initially consisted of a mayor, six aldermen and 18 councillors. The borough was divided into six wards: Edgeley, Heaton Norris, Middle, Portwood. Buckingham is an ancient borough, the known history of which dates back to the 10th century. According to the Domesday Book, , it had 26 burgesses. Shortly after this date, the manor of Buckingham was granted to Walter Giffard, Earl of Buckingham. Family convention referred to the northern estate as "St. Georges Manor" and the southern tract as "the Manor of St. George". The present St. George's Manor House in Setauket was extensively rebuilt in to replace the manor house that was there during the Revolutionary War. The original Manor lands did not long survive intact.   The borough charter contains the list of rights and obligations for the burgesses and the market charter allows a market to be held in Stockport every Thursday (later moved to Friday).