Place:Hale (near Altrincham), Cheshire, England

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NameHale (near Altrincham)
TypeUrban district, Suburb
Coordinates53.367°N 2.333°W
Located inCheshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inGreater Manchester, England     (1974 - )
See alsoTrafford (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 is now located on the western boundary of Cheshire in the Borough of Halton.


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Hale is a village and electoral ward within the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford, in Greater Manchester, England. It is contiguous with the southeast of Altrincham, about 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 historically in Cheshire.

Hale, Bowdon and Hale Barns together encompass some of the wealthiest parts of England.

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