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History and Description of the Town of Ashton-under-Lyne

James Butterworth

History and Description of the Town of Ashton-under-Lyne

by James Butterworth

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Published by EJ Morten Publishers .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History, Local,
  • Dukinfield (England),
  • Lancaster (England),
  • Villages,
  • England,
  • Chester,
  • Ashton-under-Lyne (England),
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages285
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8287970M
    ISBN 100901598356
    ISBN 109780901598356

      This is a Local History Book concerning the old Lancashire town of Ashton-under-Lyne. 'The Knight Rides Out' - The Myth and Legend of Ashton s Black Knight and the Rise and Fall of the once popular Black Knight Pageants. This book examines all aspects of the legend of Ashton-under-Lyne's infamous Black : Philip Martin Williams, David L. Williams.   A new book on Ashton-under-Lyne during World War I is being published as part of a series on Towns and Cities in the Great War to commemorate the centenary of the beginning of the War. It focuses on the economic and social conditions, problems and hardships of those left at home in England played out against a background of military action on Author: Glynis Cooper.

    ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE MARKET PLACE (north side) Ashton-under-Lyne Town Hall (formerly listed as Town Hall) G.V. II. Town Hall. , extended in By Young and Lee. Ashlar. 7 x 8 bays with a 5-bay extension. All of 2 storeys raised above a basement storey. Neo-classical. 5-bay centre has attached giant columns supporting a dentilled entablature. A new book on Ashton-under-Lyne during World War I is being published as part of a series on Towns and Cities in the Great War to commemorate the centenary of the beginning of the War. It focuses on the economic and social conditions, problems and hardships of those left at home in England played out against a background of military action on.

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History and Description of the Town of Ashton-under-Lyne by James Butterworth Download PDF EPUB FB2

History and Description of the Town and Parish of Ashton-under-Lyne and the Village of Dukinfield, Etc Thomas Cunningham, - Ashton-under-Lyne (England) - pages.

1 Review. Preview this book» What people are saying - Write a review. User Review - Flag as inappropriate. I love history book. Selected pages. Title Page 5/5(1). History and Description of the Town and Parish of Ashton-under-Lyne and the Village of Dukinfield, Ashton, History and Description of the Towns and Parishes of Stockport, Ashton-under-Lyne, Mottram-Long-Den-Dale, and Glossop, with some memorials of the late F.

Astley, Esq., of Dukinfield, and extracts from his poems, with an elegy to. History and description of the town and parish of Ashton-under-Lyne and the village of Dukinfield - Ebook written by James Butterworth.

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History and description of the town and parish of Ashton-under-Lyne in the county of Lancaster, and the village of Dukinfield in the county of Chester. Manchester, E.J. Morten (Publishers), (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: James Butterworth.

In fact the town's full name was not widely used until the mid 19th century to distinguish it from other Ashtons. Ashton was a very small market town from medieval times until late in the 18th century.

The centre lay around the Parish Church of St. Michael's, which was probably mentioned in the Doomsday Book. Historical Description. Mossley, a market-town and a municipal borough on the mutual border of Lancashire, Cheshire, and the W.R.

Yorkshire. The town stands on the river Tame, the Huddersfield Canal, and the Manchester and Leeds line of the North-Western railway, under Hartshcad Pike, 3 miles NE of Ashton-under-Lyne, 10 from Manchester, and from London. The supply was begun by a private company formed intheir works were purchased by the corporation in (18 Vict.

cap. 70) and have been greatly enlarged. In the control was vested in a joint board called the Ashton-under-Lyne, Stalybridge, and Dukinfield Joint Committee; 33 & 34 Vict. cap. There are eight reservoirs; The. Their role in the town's development.

Find out more Hollinwood Branch Canal. The remains of the long-closed canal at Daisy Nook. Find out more (external link) Historic Maps. See old Ordnance Survey maps of Ashton and area in Victorian times. Find out more Books about Ashton. Buy books about the history of Ashton and area online.

Find. Information about Ashton under Lyne, Greater Manchester, UK [Skip to A guide to events taking place in and around the town. Details Shopping.

Shops and markets in the town. books about Ashton and the local area, books about the history of Ashton, etc. online. Find out more 10 Day Weather Forecast. for Ashton and area Find out more.

Ashton-under-Lyne is a market town in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England. The population at the census. Historically in Lancashire, it is on the north bank of the River Tame, in the foothills of the Pennines, miles ( km) east of Manchester. Evidence of Stone Age, Bronze Age, and Viking activity has been discovered in Ashton-under-Lyne.

Book your functions with us and you will receive our professional and undivided attention. First rate facilities combined with excellent in-house catering and competitive rates make Ashton-under-Lyne Town Hall an ideal choice for you.

Based within the Town Hall is The Museum of The Manchesters, admission to which is free. Rooms for Hire. Ashton under Lyne George Kennedy A soldier from Ashton under Lyne, a Mr George Kennedy who resided in the Hurst area of the town had a colourful career in the Army from to His first taste of battle was in the Boer War where he served in South Africa fighting to protect the British settlers.

Ashton-Under-Lyne is a town and the headquarters in the Tameside metropolitan county of Greater Manchester This short article about the United Kingdom can be. ASHTON-UNDER-LYNE, a town, a parish, and a district, on the SE border of Lancashire.

The town stands on the river Tame, at a convergence of canals and railways, 6½ miles E by N of Manchester. Its site is a rising-ground, from 30 to 40 feet high, on the N bank of the river; its environs are a low flat tract, reclaimed from the condition of a.

Description of Ashton-under-Lyne The following is an extract taken from Aikin's Book "Forty Miles around Manchester", This parish is situated. Page 46 - Ashton-under-Lyne, termed Riding the Black Lad, described in Hone's Every-day Book, ii.

It is said to have arisen from there having been formerly a black knight who resided in these parts, holding the people in vassalage, and using them with great severity. About this Item: Altrincham: Sherratt For The Ashton-Under-Lyne Corporation, First Edition.

Fine cloth copy in a near fine, very slightly edge-nicked and dust-dulled dw, now mylar-sleeved. Remains particularly and surprisingly well-preserved; tight, bright, clean and sharp-cornered. ; pages; Physical desc.: xxiii, p: ill ; 29 cm.

Subject: Ashton-under-Lyne (England) -- HIstory. Synopsis This fascinating collection of over archive images provides a nostalgic insight into the changing history of Ashton-under-Lyne over the last years.

The images are accompanied by detailed captions that bring to life many aspects of bygone Ashton-under-Lyne, including chapters Author: Alan Rose, Joyce Raven. 5. ‘The Antiquities of the Town, and a Complete History of the Trade of Manchester,’ Manchester, ; reissued in as ‘A Complete History of the Cotton Trade, &c., by a person concerned in trade.’ 6.

‘History and Description of the Town and Parish of Ashton-under-Lyne and the Village of Dukinfield,’ Ashton, 7. Ashton-under-Lyne (pop. 43,) is a market town in the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside, Greater Manchester, England. Historically a part of Lancashire, it lies on the north bank of the River Tame, on undulating land at the foothills of the Pennines.

Ashton-under-Lyne is a constituency centred on the town of Ashton-under-Lyne that is represented in the House of Commons of the UK Parliament since by Angela Rayner, who has served as Deputy Leader of the Labour Party since 4 April The temple and three of Ashton’s gates were demolished as the town grew and prospered during the industrial revolution.

John Wroe’s influence on the leading lights in Ashton under Lyne lasted untilthis non-conformist sect held religious parades through the streets of the town dressed in white robes.Free 2-day shipping. Buy History And Description Of The Town And Parish Of Ashton-Under-Lyne at