Place:


Sale  Cheshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Sale like this:

SALE, a township-chapelry in Ashton-upon-Mersey parish, Cheshire; on the river Mersey, the Bridgewatercanal, and the Manchester and Altrincham railway, 5¼ miles S E by S of Manchester. It contains the villages of Sale-Moor, Sale-Green, and Brooklands; and has a r.station with telegraph at Sale-Moor, another r. ...


station at Brooklands, post-offices under Manchester at Sale-Moor and Sale-Green, a postal letter-box at Brooklands r. station, and hotels at Sale-Moor r. station and at Sale-Green. Acres, 1, 981. Real property, £19, 284. Pop. in 1851, 1, 720; in 1861, 3,031. Houses, 597. S. Old Hall is the residence of J. Worthington, Esq.; S. Priory, of W. H. Jolly, Esq.; and S. Lodge, of J. Stott Milne, Esq. There are numerous beautiful villas, chiefly residences of Manchester merchants. Market-gardening is largely carriedon. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £513. Patrons. Trustees. The church was built in 1854, is in the early English style, has a tower and spire, and was enlarged in 1860 and 1864. An Independent chapel was built in 1852, at a cost of about £2, 200. There are also chapels for Wesleyans, Primitive Methodists, Unitarians, and Roman Catholics; a public cemetery of about 6 acres, opened in 1862; a literary institute; a national school, erected in 1863; and an endowed Britishschool.

Sale through time

Sale is now part of Trafford district. Click here for graphs and data of how Trafford has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Sale itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Sale, in Trafford and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/254

Date accessed: 17th December 2017


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