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Repository Cheshire Record Office
Level Collection (Fonds)
Reference LUH
Title Hale Urban District Council
Date 18th century-20th century
Description Minutes 1900-1908, financial records 1910-60, rating records 1900-25, wartime records 1915-45. Hale in Trafford: township vestry 1745-1918, overseers 1698-1900, constables 1715-1816, surveyors 1706- 1864, parish council 1894-1912
Administrative History Hale U.D. was formed in 1900. Under the new system of local government introduced by the Local Government Acts of 1888 and 1894 the Hale ratepayers elected seven parish councillors, and two representatives or 'guardians' to the new Bucklow R.D. one for the west and one for the east ward. Some ratepayers soon wished to promote application for U.D. status for Hale itself, while others were in favour of amalgamation with Altrincham. An enquiry was held by Cheshire County Council and as a result, a new U.D.C. of twelve was elected in 1900. See R. N. Dore A History of Hale, Cheshire 1972
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