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Distaff Fm

Other OS name in the Parish of Stockport

Historical Forms

  • Discheifes (alias Distaves), Dischieves Tenement, the three Great Discheifs, one Less Discheife 1726,1728,1729 Dav
  • Discheif 1841 TAMap
  • Dischief 1842 OS
  • Roades, Rhodes Tenement 1726,1728 Dav


, Discheifes (alias Distaves ), Dischieves Tenement , the three Great Discheifs , one Less Discheife 1726, 1728, 1729Dav , Discheif 1841TAMap , Dischief 1842OS, also called Roades , Rhodes Tenement 1726, 1728Dav , from the Rhodes family living here , cf. Rhodes Meadow 1849TA . The origin of Dischief is not known .

Places in the same Parish

Early-attested site

Other OS name