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Marple, Stockport

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Marple, Stockport

Marple is a small town within the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport, in Greater Manchester, England. It lies on the River Goyt southeast of Stockport. Historically part of Cheshire, Marple has a population of 23,480.
Administrative CountyStockport
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ9588
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0161

Marple, Stockport in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Marple, town and township with ry. sta., Stockport par., Cheshire, on river Goyt and Peak Forest and Macclesfield Canal, on border of co., 4 miles ESE. of Stockport and 9 miles SE. of Manchester by rail, 3053 ac., pop. 4421; P.O., T.O., and P.O. at Marple Bridge; 1 Bank; has cottonworks; John Bradshaw (1602-1659), who presided at the trial of Charles I., was a native; in vicinity of town is Marple Hall, seat.

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