Place:Godley, Cheshire, England

Coordinates53.4536°N 2.0635°W
Located inCheshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inGreater Manchester, England     (1974 - )
See alsoHyde, Cheshire, Englandmunicipal borough in which it was located 1886-1974
Tameside (metropolitan borough), Greater Manchester, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it has been located since 1974
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Godley is a suburb of Hyde in Greater Manchester, England. It forms part of the Tameside Metropolitan Borough. Before the establishment of Greater Manchester, the area formed part of the municipal borough of Hyde in Cheshire from 1881 to 1974.

The earliest recorded agriculture in Tameside east of the River Tame is in Godley and dates from 1211–1249. The Godley Reservoir was completed in 1851.

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