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Mobberley, Cheshire East

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Mobberley, Cheshire East

Mobberley is a semi-rural village and civil parish in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, situated between Wilmslow and Knutsford. Mobberley railway station lies on the Manchester to Northwich and Chester line and was opened on 12 May, 1862 by the Cheshire Midland Railway which was absorbed by the Cheshire Lines Committee on 15 August 1867. Manchester Airport is located to the north. According to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 2,546.
Administrative CountyCheshire East
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ7879
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCheshire
 

Other names by which Mobberley, Cheshire East has been known in the past

Motburlege

Mobberley, Cheshire East in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Mobberley, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Cheshire, 2¾ miles NE. of Knutsford and 4¼ miles S. of Altrincham, 5206 ac., pop. 1462; P.O., T.O.; Mobberley Old Hall and Mobberley New Hall are seats; the former occupies the site of a priory founded here in 1206 by the Mobberleys.

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