Place:Hale (near Altrincham), Cheshire, England

NameHale (near Altrincham)
TypeUrban district, Suburb
Coordinates53.367°N 2.333°W
Located inCheshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inGreater Manchester, England     (1974 - )
See alsoBucklow (hundred), Cheshire, Englandhundred in which it was situated
Bucklow Registration District, Cheshire, Englandregistration district of which it was part
Bucklow Rural, Cheshire, Englandrural district of which it was part 1894-1900
Trafford (metropolitan borough), Greater Manchester, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it has been located since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: There is another place named Hale (near Widnes) which was formerly in Lancashire and is now located on the western boundary of Cheshire and in the Borough of Halton.

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Hale has been since 1974 a village and electoral ward within the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, in Greater Manchester, England. It is contiguous with the southeast of Altrincham, about 9 miles (14 km) southwest of the city of Manchester.

The earliest documented reference to Hale is in the Domesday Book of 1086, although the name of the settlement is probably as old as 7th or 8th century. The area was mostly agricultural. Hale grew in the Middle Ages to the point when Hale Barns was established as a separate settlement.

Hale was in Cheshire until 1974. During its time in Cheshire it was in the Bucklow Registration District from 1837 until 1930; and in Bucklow Rural District from 1894 until 1900 when it was made an Urban District.

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