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Godley, Tameside

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Godley, Tameside

Godley is a locality in Greater Manchester, England. It forms part of the metropolitan borough of Tameside. The area formed part of the municipal borough of Hyde in Cheshire from 1881 to 1974. The earliest recorded agriculture in Tameside east of the River Tame is in Godley and dates from 1211–1249. It is served by Godley railway station which replaced the nearby Godley East railway station. In 1851, the Godley Reservoir was completed.
Administrative CountyTameside
Traditional CountyCheshire
OS GridSJ9595
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Fire and Rescue AuthorityGreater Manchester
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code0161

Godley, Tameside in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Godley.-- township and ry. sta. (Godley Junction), Mottram in Longden Dale par., E. Cheshire, in the mun. bor. of Hyde, 645 ac., pop. 1392.

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