Place:Ashton upon Mersey, Cheshire, England

NameAshton upon Mersey
Alt namesAshton-on-Merseysource: Family History Library Catalog
Ashton-upon-Merseysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeUrban district, Suburb
Coordinates53.433°N 2.317°W
Located inCheshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inGreater Manchester, England     (1974 - )
See alsoBucklow (hundred), Cheshire, Englandhundred in which it was situated
Sale, Cheshire, Englanddistrict in which it was located prior 1930-1974
Trafford (metropolitan borough), Greater Manchester, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it has been located since 1974
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Ashton upon Mersey has been since 1974 a part of Sale in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, Greater Manchester, England. It lies on the south bank of the River Mersey, in the northwestern part of Sale, and is situated about 5 miles (8.0 km) south of Manchester city centre.

Until 1974 it was located in of Cheshire. It became an urban district in 1895 under the Local Government Act 1894. In 1930 the Ashton upon Mersey urban district was abolished and the area became a part of the urban district of Sale.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Ashton upon Mersey.

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