The same guide book notices the following public buildings in addition to churches and schools: The Infirmary and Asylum in Piccadilly, the Lying-in Hospital in Salford, close to the old bridge, the House of Recovery for infectious diseases, near the Infirmary, the Poor House and House of Correction at Hunt's Bank, the Poor House and New Bailey. Having evolved from a Roman castrum in Celtic Britain, in the Victorian era Manchester was a major locus of the Industrial Revolution, and was the site of one of the world's first passenger railway stations as well as many scientific achievements of great importance. Manchester also led the political and economic reform of 19th century Britain as the vanguard of free trade. After their merger in , these collections were concentrated in the magnificent Deansgate Building of The John Rylands Library, in the centre of Manchester. The printed collections encompass almost all the landmarks of printing through five centuries: magnificent illustrated books, examples of fine printing, landmark works in typography, key. 1 For instance, in February the museum was the venue chosen to host a meet-up of over 30 h2g2 researchers. 2 A gasometer, also known as a gas-holder. 3 His first aircraft, the Roe Biplane 1, the first aircraft to fly in England in , had a French engine. 4 In Roe sold Avro, moved to the Isle of Wight where he bought Saunders, an aircraft and ship building company, forming .
The name Manchester originates from the Ancient Roman name Mamucium, the name of the Roman fort and settlement, generally thought to be a Latinisation of an original Celtic name (possibly meaning "breast-like hill" from mamm- = "breast"), plus Old English ceaster = "town", which is derived from Latin castra = "camp".. CITY OF MANCHESTER PLAN P R EPARED FOR THE CITY COUNCIL By. R. N ICHOLAS, , C.E., M.T.P.I. City Surveyor and Engineer. PREFACE. BY. ALDERMAN WILLIAM. Welcome to the /r/Manchester hub!. Below you'll find a list of all sorts of useful things to see and do all around Manchester. If you feel anything on the wiki should be updated or added don't hesitate to message the moderators. CORONAVIRUS SUPPORT. Manchester Cathedral, formally the Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Mary, St Denys and St George, in Manchester, England, is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Manchester, seat of the Bishop of Manchester and the city's parish is on Victoria Street in Manchester city centre.. The former parish church was rebuilt in the Perpendicular Gothic style in the years following.
See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive. A line drawing of the Internet Archive headquarters building façade. An illustration of a magnifying glass. An illustration of a magnifying glass. An illustration of a horizontal line over an up pointing arrow. Reprographics: photocopying and microfilm copying A website; is available to discover more about the documents, books, maps, photographs and more held by archives and local history libraries within Greater Manchester; ARCHON code: If you are an archivist or custodian of this archive you can use the archive update form to add or update the details in Discovery. Etymology. According to Oxford University Press, Manchester derived its name from Mamucium, the Roman name for the 1st century-settlement and um itself is a Latinised form of the Celtic meaning "breast-shaped hill".  The Latin name for Manchester is often given as is most likely a retronym coined in Victorian times, similar to the widespread Latin name. See what's new with book lending at the Internet Archive. A line drawing of the Internet Archive headquarters building façade. An illustration of a magnifying glass. An illustration of a magnifying glass. Full text of "Collectanea relating to Manchester and its neighbourhood.