Saturday, 18 February 2017

Digital Sources on Salford

Always a work in progress...


The Manchester guide, a brief historical description of Manchester & Salford (1804)

Portfolio, second edition, with additions of fragments relative to the history and antiquities of ... Duchy of Lancaster  (1824) an early reference to New Bailey Prison.

Pigot and Son's General Directory of Manchester, Salford, &c. for 1829

Panorama of Manchester, and Railway Companion (1834) with many references to Salford.

Manual of Local Acts affecting the Townships comprised in the Boroughs of Manchester and Salford (1838)

Manchester as it is (1839) with numerous references to Salford

Mancuniensis, or an history of the town of Manchester (1839) references to the early history of Salford.

Annals of Manchester (1839) includes Salford

The Hand-book of Manchester (1842) with numerous references to Salford

Proceedings of the Manchester and Salford Draper's Association (1844) a resolution to improve the trade's working conditions.

Manchester in 1844 (1844) with references to Salford

Cornishs' Stranger's Guide through Manchester and Salford (1857)



The Royal Jubilee Exhibition, Old Trafford 1887


A Book of Olde Manchester and Salford (1887) Published for the Royal Jubilee Exhibition, Manchester 1887










The Portmote Or Court Leet Records of the Borough Or Town and Royal Manor of Salford Volume 1Volume 2 (1902)

George Wragge Catalogue (1948)  Wardry Metal Works and The Crafts of 152, 154, and 156 Chapel Street, Salford.


Salford in Print (1982) A collection of reprinted articles from Victorian newspapers relating to life in Nineteenth Century Salford. 



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