Rusholme  Lancashire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Rusholme like this:

RUSHOLME, a township in Manchester parish, Lancashire; on the Manchester and Macclesfield railway, 2½ miles S by E of Manchester. Acres, 956. Real property, £32, 495. Pop. in 1851, 3, 679; in 1861, 5, 380. Houses, 986. The limits include a considerable suburb of Manchester, and the chapelry of Birch. R. House and R. Park are chief residences. A Wesleyan chapel, a cruciform edifice in the Gothic style, was built here in 1863, at a cost of £4,000.

Rusholme through time

Rusholme is now part of Manchester district. Click here for graphs and data of how Manchester has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Rusholme itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Rusholme, in Manchester and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th October 2019

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