Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for FAIRFIELD

FAIRFIELD, a village in Droylsden township, Manchester parish, Lancashire; on the Manchester and Lincoln railway, 3½ miles ESE of Manchester. It has a station on the railway; includes broad paved streets, with the aspect of a town; is a seat of cotton manufacture; and has a Moravian settlement and chapel.


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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a village"   (ADL Feature Type: "populated places")
Administrative units: Manchester CP/AP       Lancashire AncC
Place: Fairfield

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