Place:Torkington, Cheshire, England

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NameTorkington
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.3785°N 2.1059°W
Located inCheshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inGreater Manchester, England     (1974 - )
See alsoStockport Rural, Cheshire, Englandrural district of which Torkington was part 1894-1900
Hazel Grove and Bramhall, Cheshire, Englandurban district of which it was part 1900-1974
Stockport (metropolitan borough), Greater Manchester, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it has been located since 1974
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In 1875 Torkington was was one of eight civil parishes in Cheshire to be included in the Stockport Rural Sanitary District. The sanitary district became the Stockport Rural District in 1894. It became part of the Hazel Grove and Bramhall Urban District in 1900. The district was abolished in 1974, under the Local Government Act 1972, and its former area was transferred to Greater Manchester to be combined with that of other districts to form the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport.

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