Place:Dunham Massey, Cheshire, England

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NameDunham Massey
Alt namesDunham-Masseysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeSuburb
Coordinates53.381°N 2.397°W
Located inCheshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inGreater Manchester, England     (1974 - )
See alsoBucklow (hundred), Cheshire, Englandhundred in which it was situated
Bucklow Rural, Cheshire, Englandrural district in which most of Dunham Massey was located 1894-1974
Altrincham, Cheshire, Englandurban district which administered part of Dunham Massey 1920-1974
Trafford (metropolitan borough), Greater Manchester, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it has been situated since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Dunham Massey is a civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford in Greater Manchester, England. The parish includes the villages of Sinderland Green, Dunham Woodhouses and Dunham Town, along with Dunham Massey Park, formerly the home of the last Earl of Stamford and owned by the National Trust since 1976. Dunham Massey was historically in the county of Cheshire, but since 1974 has been part of Trafford Metropolitan Borough; the nearest town is Altrincham. At the 2001 census, the parish had a population of 475.

Local Government

Dunham Massey was a civil parish from 1866. From 1894 until 1974 the better part of the parish was in Bucklow Rural District, but part was transferred to Altrincham Urban District in 1920. In 1974 the whole area came under the administration of Trafford Metropolitan Borough in Greater Manchester.

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