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Manchester, South Junction, Cheshire

Historical Description

Manchester, South Junction, and Altrincham Railway, a railway in Lancashire and Cheshire, from Manchester south-westward to Altrincham and Bowdon. It consists of two parts-first, the South Junction line, 1¼ mile long, con-Jiecting the lines at London Road, Manchester, with the North-Western at Ordsal Lane, Salford; second, the Altrincham branch, 7½ miles long, from the South Junction line to Bowdon. It is vested in the M.S. & L.R. and the L. & N.W.R., who work it as partners, each subscribing half the total authorized capital of £1,060,000.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cheshire is available to browse.


Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cheshire papers online: