Longsight

LONGSIGHT, a village, in the parish of Manchester, hundred of Salford, S. division of Lancashire, 2 miles (S. E.) of Manchester, on the road to Stockport. It has a station on the Manchester and Birmingham railway. St. John's church, here, erected by the Manchester and Eccles Church-Building Society, was consecrated in June, 1846; it is in the early English style, contains some fine stained glass, and cost £4000. The Marshall family were large contributors. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the gift of Trustees.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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