On the 21st December 1805, a bag of letters for Stockport was stolen out of the mail-box while the coach was in Macclesfield.
At Stockport they crossed the Mersey, the Prince wading up to the middle.
In 1837, Cobden was invited to become candidate for the borough of Stockport.
The sister of the member for Stockport had acted as overseer.
We first hear of it in Stockport, where a mill was started for the winding and throwing of silk.
At Stockport all but the president, secretary, and one member are women.
The soldiers then withdrew into Stockport town, and the bridge was left open to the main body.
But no doubt the resistance offered at Stockport was very feeble.
Late in the afternoon we trailed into a thrifty little town where I found stock port in Stockport.
Further conferences were held in July, 1854, one at Stockport.