Tameside  Greater Manchester


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

TAME (The), a river of Yorkshire, Lancashire, and Cheshire; rising near Saddleworth; and running about 18 miles south-westward, past Staleybridge, to the Mersey at Stockport.

Tameside through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Tameside has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Tameside go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 04th August 2021

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