1616

1616
Rowland Mosley, Lord of the Manor, died. He had a lawsuit with the townsfolk as to the waste of Collyhurst. (Mosley’s Family Memorials.) He left a son, Edward, one year old, to succeed him.(7)

1616
Anno 1616 was an extraordinary flood, called from the day Lambard’s Flood, in which the water suddenly rose many yards plumme above the ordinary course, that men stood upon Salford Bridge, and laded up water with a little piggin. It is a easy matter with God to drowne a towne; yea, a world.” (Hollinworth’s Mancuniensis.) (7)