Salford  Lancashire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Salford like this:

Salford.-- parl. and mun. bor. and township, SE. Lancashire, on W. side of river Irwell - township, in Manchester par., 1329 ac., pop. 101,584; bor., partly also in Eccles par., 5170 ac., pop. 176,235; 4 Banks, 2 newspapers. Salford returns 3 members to parl. (3 divisions - viz., North, West, and South - 1 member for each division); its representation was increased from 2 to 3 members in 1885. See MANCHESTER.

Salford through time

Click here for graphs and data of how Salford has changed over two centuries. For statistics for historical units named after Salford go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th April 2024

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