Birch in Rusholme  Lancashire


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

BIRCH, or Birch-in-Rusholme, a hamlet and a chapelry in Manchester parish, Chorlton district, Lancashire. The hamlet stands 1¼ mile NW of Levenshulme r. station, and 2½ S by E of Manchester. The chapelry includes the hamlet; was constituted, conterminate with Rusholme township, in 1838; and was reconstituted, on a smaller scale, in 1854. Post Town, Levenshulme, under Manchester. Pop., 2,043. Houses, 344. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £160.* Patron, Sir J. W. H. Anson, Bart. The church is good.

Additional information about this locality is available for Rusholme

Birch in Rusholme through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th November 2021

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