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CONTENTS

HOMEPAGE

A  MANCHESTER RESEARCHER'S TALE

MANCHESTER AND STOCKPORT CERTIFIED INDUSTRIAL SCHOOLS

MANCHESTER COURT RECORDS

BELLE VUE PRISON RECORDS

NEW BAILEY PRISON RECORDS

STRANGEWAYS PRISON RECORDS

STRANGEWAYS PRISON: FIRST REPORTS

MANCHESTER MARTYRS' PRISON RECORDS

PRESS REACTION TO THE MANCHESTER EXECUTIONS PART I

PART II

PART III

WHAT  DID HAPPEN TO THE REMAINS OF THE PRISONERS EXECUTED AT MANCHESTER?

THE MANCHESTER FELONY REGISTER Pt 1

PART 2

PART 3

PART 4

GREATER MANCHESTER RIOTS IN 1868

MANCHESTER AND LANCASHIRE STRAYS IN MILL BANK PRISON

MANCHESTER POOR LAW AND WORKHOUSE RECORDS

MANCHESTER POOR LAW UNION MINUTES

CHORLTON AND SOUTH MANCHESTER REGISTRATION DISTRICT

VOTING REGISTERS AND ELIGIBILITY IN MANCHESTER

1831 POPULATION FIGURES FOR MANCHESTER

MANCHESTER CENSUS COLLECTION DETAILS

PLACES OF WORSHIP IN MANCHESTER AND SALFORD

MANCHESTER PARISH AND CITY

MANCHESTER CITY CENTRE CHURCHES

MANCHESTER AND GENERAL INFORMATION

MANCHESTER BOROUGH POLICE FORCE

SECOND PART

THIRD PART

FOURTH PART

MANCHESTER INQUESTS WITNESS STATEMENTS INDEX

TRANSPORT IN MANCHESTER PART ONE

PART TWO

USEFUL LINKS

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  TRANSPORT IN THE MANCHESTER AREA AND BEYOND IN 1820 PT TWO

 

 

TRANSPORT IN THE MANCHESTER AREA AND BEYOND IN 1820

PART TWO

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Huddersfield, Aston, Oldham, Stockport, and Peak Forest Canals 

The advantaged gained by these canals are a complete navigation across the country from sea to sea, a navigable communication of import and export between London, Bristol, Liverpool, and Hull, and the populous of  Leeds, Halifax, Wakefield, Huddersfield, Saddleworth, Oldham, Ashton-under-line, Stockport, Mellor, Hyde, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Whaley-Bridge, Buxton, and all the intermediate places. Also by means of the Ashton, Oldham and Peak Forest canals, large quantities of coal, lime and lime-stone are brought to Manchester and Stockport, at very reduced prices. Respectable connections are formed for the conveyance of goods to places at a distance from the termination of these canals

Agents and Wharfingers on the Ashton, Oldham, Stockport, and Peak Forest Canals.

 JAMES MEADOWS, Principal agent, Manchester.

WHARFINGERS

James Marsh, Manchester

John Knott, Stockport

Jonathan Lees, Ashton-under-line

Samuel Andrew, Waterhouse

John Butterworth, Dukinfield

Samuel Hargreaves, Marple

Robert Preston, Bugsworth

James Beard, Whaley-Bridge

John Ronksley, Chapel-en-le-Frith

Thomas Tatton, Ancoats.

From the Ashton Canal Warehouse, in Manchester, goods are regularly forwarded by the respective carriers to Stockport, Ashton-under-line, Staley-bridge, all parts of Saddleworth, Marsden, Huddersfield, Leeds, Bradford, York, Wakefield, Barnsley, Rotherham, Doncaster, Sheffield, Chesterfield, Worksop, Mansfield, Nottingham, Newark, Lincoln, Grantham, Hyde, Mellor, Whaley-bridge, Buxton, Chapel-en-le-Frith, Tideswell, Bakewell, Cromford, Matlock, Wirksworth, and Ashbourne.

ROCHDALE CANAL

This canal extends from Sowerby-bridge, in the county of York, (where it joins the Calder and Hebble navigation), to Manchester, where it communicates with the late Duke of Bridgewater's canal; whereby goods of all descriptions can be conveyed in one bottom, without the trouble and experience of reshipping, thereby processing a decided advantage over every other mode or track of conveyance, goods being expeditiously forwarded to and from this place and the following, every day, viz. Liverpool, Rochdale, Todmorden, Burnley, Colne, Skipton, Keightley, Leeds, Tadcaster, York, Bradford, Halifax, Elland, Brighouse, Dewsbury, Wakefield, Barnsley, Doncaster, Rotherham, Sheffield, Bawtry, Gainsbro', Lincoln, Malton, Pontefract, Selby, Howden, Hull, and all intermediate and adjacent places.

Treasurer and principal agent, JOHN CROSSLEY, Canal-office, Townhead, Rochdale.

WHARFINGERS

Richard Booth, Sowerby-bridge

Jesse Lee, Gaulxholme

William Sutcliffe, Rochdale

John Pilling, Manchester

Abraham Fielding, Tunnel lock.

N. B. The Rochdale Canal Company have provided a basin and extensive wharf, with suitable accommodations, near the King's Dock, Liverpool, for such vessels as trade thither by way of the Rochdale Canal. Thomas Masters, wharfinger.

E. & I. THOMPSON, Rochdale Canal-wharf, Piccadilly, forward goods al all descriptions with the greatest dispatch, by their regular contract of vessels, to and from Liverpool. Manchester, Rochdale, and Hull, through in one bottom. From Hull, goods are expeditiously forwarded by regular coasting vessels, and other modes of conveyance, to all parts of the North and East Riding of Yorkshire, North Lincolnshire, &c. Yarmouth, Norwich, Lynn, Ipswich, Wisbeach, and all parts of Norfolk and Suffolk, Cambridgeshire &c. Sunderland, Newcastle, Berwick, and all parts of the North of England. Leith, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Dundee, and all parts of Scotland.

The LEEDS UNION COMPANY's vessels convey goods from Rochdale Canal Wharf, Piccadilly, Manchester, to Leeds, Wakefield, and the intermediate places, through in one bottom. Robert Nicholson, agent, Leeds. E. & I. Thompson, agents, Manchester.

WIDOW WELSH & SONS- boats daily from Ducie-street Wharf, to Huddersfield, Wakefield, Leeds, York, and Hull.

J. COGSWELLS- vessels from the Rochdale Canal Warehouse. Piccadilly Wharf, carry goods to all parts of Yorkshire, and to Liverpool, every day.

J. and L. MARSDEN'S boats to Huddersfield, Wakefield, and all places adjacent, every date, from the Ashton Canal Warehouse, Ducie-street, Piccadilly.

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THE MANCHESTER COLLECTION

COACHES

From the Bridgewater Arms, High-street, the following Royal Mail Coaches.

To London, by way of Macclesfield, Leek, Derby, Leicester, Dunstable, &c. every morning at half-past one o'clock.

To Birmingham, by way of Congleton, Newcastle, Stone, Stafford, Wolverhampton, &c. every morning at one.

To Carlisle, by way of Blackburn, Preston, Lancaster, Kendal, &c. every morning at a quarter-past one.

To Carlisle, Edinburgh, Dumfries and Portpatrick, by way of Chorley, Preston, Lancaster, Kendal, &c. every afternoon at a quarter before five.

To Liverpool, through Warrington, every day at one.

To York and Hull, by way of Rochdale, Halifax, Leeds, &c. every morning at eight.

 

Post Coaches

To London, the Royal Defiance, four insides, through Macclesfield, Leek, Derby, &c. every afternoon at four.

To Liverpool, the Defiance, through Warrington, every morning at ten.

To York, Hull, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, &c. the Highflier, by way of Rochdale, Halifax, and Leeds, &c. every morning at six. This is the only coach that goes from Manchester to York without changing coaches, (Mail excepted).

Performed by the Public's most obedient servants,

A. PATERSON and Co. 

From the Star Inn, Deansgate.

To London, the Royal Telegraph, every day at one, through Macclesfield, Leek, Derby, Leicester, Northampton, &c.

To Birmingham, in twelve hours, the Eclipse, through Congleton, Newcastle, Stone, Stafford, &c. every morning at a quarter before seven.

To Birmingham, the Express, through Macclesfield, Leek, Cheadle, Uttoxeter, and Litchfield, every morning at a quarter before eight.

To Carlisle, Edinburgh, & Glasgow, the Royal Telegraph, every morning at half-past six.

To Carlisle, the North star, through Bolton, Blackburn, Preston, &c. every morning at a quarter before seven.

To Blackburn, the Royal Star, through Bolton, every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday afternoons at two.

To Chester, Shrewsbury, and Holyhead, the Victory, through Northwich, every morning at six.

To Bristol, Bath, Exeter, and Plymouth, daily.

To Gainsborough, the Tally-Ho, through Chesterfield, Worksop, and Retford, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at six.

To Hull, three times a day.

To Lancaster and Kendal, the Duke of Lancaster, through Chorley and Preston, every morning at half-past six; and a coach to Lancaster, every afternoon at three.

To Leeds and York, the Defiance, through Rochdale, Halifax, &c. every day at twelve.

To Liverpool, the Regulator, at half-past five - the Retaliator, at seven - and the Royal Volunteer, at ten every morning - the Royal Union, every day at twelve - the Balloon at half-past three - and the Volunteer, at half-past four every afternoon.

To Mansfield, Newark, and Lincoln, the Hark-Forward, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at six.

To Nantwich, Whitchurch, and Wem, every Sunday, Tuesday, and Thursday mornings at seven.

To Preston, the Royal Umpire, through Bolton and Chorley, every afternoon at three.

To Sheffield, the Royal Mail, through Buxton and Bakewell, every morning at a quarter before seven.

To Sheffield, the Wellington, through Chapel-en-le-Frith and Castleton, every morning at a quarter before eight.

To Ulverstone, Whitehaven, &c. every morning at six.

To Wrexham, Oswestry and Welchpool, every morning at six.

 

From the Mosley Arms, Market-street.

To London, the Royal Telegraph, through Macclesfield, leek, Derby, Leicester, &c. every afternoon at half-past one.

To Birmingham, the Express, through Macclesfield, Leek, Uttoxeter, and Litchfield, every morning at eight.

To Gainsborough, Worksop, Chesterfield, Retford, and Newark, every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday mornings at six.

To Preston, Lancaster, Kendal, and Carlisle, every morning at six.

To Liverpool, at a quarter before seven, a quarter before ten, and a quarter before twelve daily.

To Leeds, York and Hull, every day at a quarter past twelve.

To Sheffield, the Royal Mail, every morning at seven.

To Sheffield, the Wellington, every morning at eight.

Performed by WHITTAKER, LEARY and Co.

 

From the Swan Inn, Market-street.

The Chester and Holyhead Mail, through Warrington, Chester, Holywell, St. Asaph, Abergele, Conway, and Bangor, every day at one, and arrives the next day in time for the packets.

To London, the Royal Regulator, through Buxton, Derby, Loughborough, Leicester, and Northampton, carrying four insides, every morning at five.

To Birmingham, the Eclipse, through Congleton, Newcastle, Stone, Stafford, and Wolverhampton, every morning at seven.

To Durham and Newcastle, every day at one.

To Hull, through Huddersfield, Leeds, York, &c. every day at one.

To Lancaster, Preston, Kendal, Penrith, Carlisle, Dundee, and Edinburgh, every morning at six.

To Lancaster, through Bolton, Blackburn, and Preston, every afternoon at three.

To Liverpool, every morning at  half-past five, ten, and twelve, and every afternoon at two and four.

To Nantwich and Shrewsbury, through Northwich, Sandbach, &c. every morning at a quarter before seven.

To Worcester, Gloucester, Bristol, Bath, Exeter, and Plymouth, carrying four insides, every morning at seven.

To Bury, Haslingden, Whaley , Clithero, Gisborn, Skipton, and Settle, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday afternoons at four.

Performed by WEATHERALL, COOKSON and Co.

 

From the Palace Inn, Market-street.

To  London, the old and original Prince Coburg, in 26 hours , through Wilmslow, Newcastle, Stone, Litchfield, Coventry, Dunstable, St. Albans, &c. every day at half-past two.

To Huddersfield, Leeds , York, and Hull, and from Huddersfield to Wakefield, the Cornwallis, every morning at seven.

To Liverpool, the Regulator, every morning at half-past five, and the Cornwallis, every afternoon at half-past two.

To Nottingham, the Lord Nelson, through Buxton, Bakewell, Derby, &c. every morning at half-past five.

Performed by JOHN CAWKWELL and Co.

 

From the Old Boar's Head, Hyde's Cross.

To Colne, through Bury, Edenfield, and Burnley, every Sunday morning at eight, Monday afternoon at one, Tuesday afternoon at four, Wednesday at one and three, and Friday morning at eight.

To Rochdale, Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday afternoons at five.

To Skipton, every Sunday morning at eight, and Monday and Wednesday afternoons at one.

 

From the Flying horse, Market-street.

To Liverpool, the Trafalgar, every morning at half-past five, to the Angel Inn - the Defiance, every morning at ten, and the Umpire, at twelve, to the Crown Inn, Red Cross-street - the Telegraph, every afternoon at two, and the Doctor at four, to the Angel Inn.

The North Coach, through Preston, Garstang, Lancaster, Penrith and Carlisle, daily.

Market Coaches, to Stockport, Ashton, &c. every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday.

 

From the White Bear, Piccadilly.

To Buxton, Chesterfield, Gainsborough and Newark, the Tally-Ho, every Monday, Wednesday and Friday mornings at six.

To Lancaster and all parts of the North, the North Star, every morning at half-past six.

To Liverpool, the Retaliator, every morning at seven, - the Volunteer, every morning at a quarter before ten - and the Commercial, every day at a quarter before twelve.

To Sheffield, the Wellington, every day at twelve.

To Stockport, the Industry, every day at half-past five.

N.B. Passengers and Parcels are forwarded to all parts of the Kingdom.

 

From the Talbot Inn, Market-street.

To London, the Prince Cobourg, through Macclesfield, Congleton, Newcastle, Litchfield, and Coventry, every afternoon at three.

To Buxton, the Accommodation, every afternoon at half-past three, (Sunday excepted).

To Macclesfield, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday afternoons at five.

To Ashton, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday afternoons at five.

To Glossop, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday afternoons at four.

 

From the Lower Turk's Head, Shudehill.

To Ashton-under-line, Henry Lee's Coach, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday afternoons at five.

To Shaw-Chapel, Marian Mellor's Coach, every Tuesday at six, and Saturday at five.

To Royton, &c. Marian Mellor's Coach, every Tuesday, and Saturday at six.

To Royton, Thomas Ogden's Coach, every Tuesday and Saturday.

 

From various Inns.

From the Golden Lion, Deansgate, the Diligence, to Bolton, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday afternoons at five.

From the Bush Inn, Deansgate, the Royal Bolton, to Bolton, every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday evenings at six.

From the Buck, Hanging-ditch, to Bury, every Thursday evening at six, and Saturday at half-past five.

From the New Boar's Head, Hyde's-cross, to Hebden-Bridge, every Saturday at half-past four; to Todmorden, at five, Wednesday at half-past twelve, and Friday at half-past one.

From the White Horse, Hanging-ditch, to Rochdale, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday afternoons at five.

From the Three Crowns, Cockgates, to Heywood, every Tuesday and Saturday.

 

FARES, RULES, AND REGULATIONS OF THE HACKNEY COACHES

 No more than Thirty Coaches are to ply for hire in MANCHESTER and SALFORD, or within Four Miles thereof. the Coaches are to stand in the centre of St Ann's-square, and at the top of Market-street, between Marsden-square and High-street

The fares to be taken, shall be either for Time or Distance, at the discretion of the Driver, and shall be as follow, viz.- If by Time, for any time not exceeding half an hour, One Shilling and Sixpence; and for every succeeding quarter of an hour, sixpence. - If by Distance, not exceeding a mile, One Shilling and Sixpence; and for every additional quarter of a mile, Sixpence; and and for every Passenger above Four, an additional Sixpence; and for every stoppage, to take up or set down, more than one stoppage for each of these purposes, an additional Sixpence; for waiting for fifteen minutes after being called, an additional Sixpence; and for every Morning's Fare in the Package-Boat, upon the Old River, and the Pleasure Boat, upon the late Duke  of Bridgewater's Canal, an additional sixpence; and when Coaches are taken out of Manchester and Salford, (except from one town to another) an additional Three-pence for every mile beyond the limits thereof. After midnight double fare.

The Duties, which Coaches may be liable to, are to be paid by the Owner; but Tolls at Turnpikes or Bridges, are to be paid by the Persons hiring the Coaches.

The Fare to compensate for reasonable Luggage. - When any Coach shall be called from the Stand, and not used, the Persons calling it shall pay the Driver One Shilling and Sixpence.

Every Driver taking a greater sum than he is entitled to, or refusing to go with any Fare, (not being absolutely hired) or  who shall abuse, insult, or make use of improper language to any one, as to his being hired or his Fare, or shall not, after putting down his Fare, drive to the next vacant stand, unless called by some other  Fare, will be subject to the penalty of Forty Shillings. - The Owners of the Coaches to provide check-strings; and the Drivers, when driving, are to hold the same, under the penalty of Twenty Shillings.

Distances are to computed from the Stand from whence the Coach is taken, and to be measured the nearest Carriage-way. - In cases  of dispute between Persons hiring a Coach and the Driver, as to the length of ground, the same shall be measured under the direction of a Justice of the Peace; and if the distance be greater than charged, the Persons refusing to pay shall be at all costs attending the  admeasurement; if shorter the Owner or Driver shall discharge the same.

Drivers or Owners of Coaches assaulting, opposing, or insulting any Officer in making distress for Penalties, or any person going to, or coming from any place appointed by a Justice of the Peace, to hear complaints, will be subject to a Penalty of Forty Shillings.

Persons liable to the payment of Fares, refusing, or neglecting, after demand, the payment thereof, will be subject (besides the Fare) to the Penalty of Twenty Shillings.

Complaints to be heard and determined by one Justice of the Peace for the County.

SERGEANT & MILNE, Clerks to the Commissioners.

 

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