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- a town in the unitary authority of Cheshire East and the ceremonial county of Cheshire, England.
1863, Registrar-General of Births, Deaths and Marriages in England, Twenty fourth Annual Report of the Registrar-General of Births, Deaths and Marriages in England, page xxxi:
- The township of Bollington (Macclesfield) has been very unhealthy the whole year. There were 50 deaths in it this quarter, 22 of which were from typhus and scarlatina.
1808, Sir Henry Holland, Board of Agriculture and General Improvement, “Minerals”, in General view of the agriculture of Cheshire: with observations drawn up for the consideration of the Board of Agriculture and Internal Improvement, page 14:
- Collieries are established in the townships of Hurdsfield, Rainow, Bollington, Adlington, Pott- Shrigley, Lyme, Worth, Poynton, and Norbury