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The history of Manchester encompasses its change from a minor Lancastrian township into the pre-eminent industrial metropolis of the United Kingdom and the world. Wikipedia

  • Manchester

    City and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England. The city has the country’s fifth-largest population at 547,627 (as of 2018) and lies within the United Kingdom's second-most populous urban area, with a population of 2.7 million, third most-populous county, at around 2.8 million, and second-most populous metropolitan area, with a population of 3.3 million. Wikipedia

  • Greater Manchester

    Metropolitan county and combined authority area in North West England, with a population of 2.8 million; the third largest in England after Greater London and the West Midlands. It encompasses one of the largest metropolitan areas in the United Kingdom and comprises ten metropolitan boroughs: Bolton, Bury, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Wigan, and the cities of Manchester and Salford. Wikipedia

  • Cottonopolis

    19th-century nickname for Manchester, as it was a metropolis and the centre of the cotton industry. Building fit for the Town Hall of any respectable municipality; a stately, spacious, and tasteful edifice; rich and substantial as its respectable proprietors, the well-known firm of Banneret and Co. There are nearly a hundred such buildings in Manchester; –not so large, perhaps, for this is the largest; but all in their degree worthy of Cottonopolis." Wikipedia

  • History of Oldham

    One of dramatic change, from obscure Pennine hamlet to preeminent mill town and textile processing capital of the world. Most noted. Wikipedia

  • Architecture of Manchester

    The architecture of Manchester demonstrates a rich variety of architectural styles. Product of the Industrial Revolution and is known as the first modern, industrial city. Wikipedia

  • Oldham

    Large town in Greater Manchester, England, amid the Pennines and between the rivers Irk and Medlock, 5.3 mi southeast of Rochdale and 6.9 mi northeast of Manchester. Administrative centre of the Metropolitan Borough of Oldham, which had a population of 230,800 in 2015. Wikipedia


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