Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Withington

Withington, town and township (ry. sta. Withington and Albert Park), Manchester par., SE. Lancashire - township (containing parts of Moss Side and Rusholme in parliamentary limits of Manchester), 2502 ac., pop. 11,286; town (comprising Burnage, Chorlton cum Hardy, and Didsbury townships, and part of Withington), 4 miles S. of Central Station, Manchester, 5728 ac., pop. 17,109; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank. Withington is a local government district, has many fine villas and other suburban residences, and shares in the industries of Manchester. The Lancashire Independent College is situated here.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "town and township"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Manchester CP/AP       Withington Tn/CP       Lancashire AncC
Place: Withington

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