In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Wythenshawe like this:
Wythenshawe, seat, Cheshire; post-tn., Northenden.
Additional information about this locality is available for Northenden
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Wythenshawe has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Manchester. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Wythenshawe and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wythenshawe, in Manchester and Cheshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 27th April 2015
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