Place:


Fairfield  Lancashire

 

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

FAIRFIELD, a village in Droylsden township, Manchester parish, Lancashire; on the Manchester and Lincoln railway, 3½ miles ESE of Manchester. It has a station on the railway; includes broad paved streets, with the aspect of a town; is a seat of cotton manufacture; and has a Moravian settlement and chapel.

Fairfield through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Fairfield, in Tameside and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/22912

Date accessed: 15th November 2018


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