- Sale was a township in Ashton upon Mersey ancient parish, Bucklow hundred
(SJ 8091), which became a civil parish in 1866.
- Since 1974 it has been an unparished area in the county of Greater
- It includes the hamlets of Cross Street and Sale Moor.
- The population was 819 in 1801, 1720 in 1851, 12088 in 1901, 43168 in
1951, and 56823 in 2001.
Churches and Chapels
- Ashton upon Mersey: St.
Martin (Church of England). The ancient parish church for the
township of Sale.
- Sale: St. Anne (Church of England).
The district church for Sale from 1856.
Baguley: St. John the Divine
(Church of England). A district church for part of Sale
- Sale: St. Paul (Church of England).
The district church for part of Sale from 1884.
- Sale: St. Francis (Church of England). A chapel to St. Anne,
founded by 1963.
- Sale: St. Joseph (Roman Catholic).
Founded by 1847.
- Sale, Baptist Union Chapel, Raglan Road/Ashton Lane. Built in 1875.
- Sale, Methodist Church (Primitive), Northenden Road. Built in 1873.
- Sale, Methodist Church (Primitive), Market Street. Registers of marriages
1913-1960 are at Manchester Central Library.
- Sale, Methodist Church (Wesleyan), Northenden Road. Built in 1875.
- Sale, Methodist Church (Wesleyan), School Road. Built in 1887.
- Sale, Presbyterian Church, Northenden Road. Built in 1874.
- Sale, Unitarian Chapel, Old Cross Street/Chapel Road.
- Sale, United Reformed Church (Independent/Congregational), Montague
Road. Founded in 1805, Built in 1852.
For churches and chapels in the areas added in 1936, see also Ashton upon Mersey.
- Sale Cemetery, Marsland Road. Opened 1862.
Local Government Districts
- Sale Urban Sanitary District (1875-94)
- Sale Urban District (1894-1974)
- Trafford Metropolitan Borough [Greater Manchester] (1974+)
- North Cheshire (1832-67)
- Mid Cheshire (1868-85)
- Altrincham (1885-1945)
- Altrincham and Sale (1945-74)
Petty Sessional Divisions
- Bucklow (1828-74)
- Altrincham (1874-1974)
- Trafford (1974+)
Poor Law Unions
- Altrincham (1836-95)
- Bucklow (1895-1930)
- Altrincham (1837-98)
- Bucklow (1898-1974)
- Trafford (1974+)
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