Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for CLAYTON

CLAYTON, a village in Droylsden township, Manchester parish, Lancashire; on the Manchester and Staleybridge railway, at Clayton-Bridge station, 3½ miles E of Manchester.

(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: Clayton

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