Peterloo collection : Manchester and its environs

Peterloo collection

<p style='text-align: justify;'>Manchester and its environs: engraved from an actual survey made in 1824 by William Swire, Leeds, for the History, Directory, and Gazetteer of Lancashire by Edward Baines. Shows all the streets and built up areas. Covers parts of Broughton, Salford, Cheetwood, Strangeways, Hulme, Chorlton Row and River Irwell and shows township and district boundaries. </p><p style='text-align: justify;'>There is an inset of "A Plan of Manchester & Salford taken about 1650". Note at bottom of inset states: "Drawn from a plan in the possession of Will.m Yates Esq. by Jno. Palmer, architect, 1822". There are two vignettes views, one taken from the Royal Hotel, the other of Manchester from Ordsall. </p><p style='text-align: justify;'>Arms of Manchester; Seal of Salford Hundred; Seal of Christ's College and Cheetham Arms are present on the map.</p>

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