Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for LONGSIGHT

LONGSIGHT, a chapelry in Manchester parish, Lancashire; on the Manchester and Stockport railway, 2 miles SW of Manchester. It has a station on the railway; and its Post town is Manchester. It was constituted in 1854. Pop. in 1861,2,927. Houses, 564. The living is a rectory. Value, £509. Patrons, Trustees. The church was repaired in 1869, and is excellent. A Wesleyan chapel at a cost of £9,000, was built in 1869.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a chapelry"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Manchester CP/AP       Lancashire AncC
Place: Longsight

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