Trafford  Greater Manchester


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

TRAFFORD (Old), a chapelry in Manchester parish, Lancashire; on the Manchester and Altrincham railway, in the SW outskirts of Manchester city. It was constituted in 1858; it has a r. station with telegraph; and it contains the botanic garden, the asylum for the blind, and schools for the deaf and dumb. Post town, Manchester. Pop. in 1861, 2,184. Houses, 336. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £498. Patron, the Bishop of M.

Trafford through time

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How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th May 2024

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