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21st. September Monday Manchester-Oxford
Rev. Thomas Wroe died 21st September, 1730. He was a son of Warden Wroe, and was baptised at Manchester 26th January, 1702-3. He took his degree of M.A. at Brazenose College, Oxford, and was a Fellow of the Collegiate Church. (Fishwick’s History of Garstang, p. 183.)(7)

22nd. December Tuesday Manchester
The Manchester Gazette published by Henry Whitworth, December 22; the first number. The title was changed to the Manchester Magazine, which was sold for threehalfpence, 1737. The title was again changed by his son Robert to the Advertiser and Weekly Magazine. Its last number appeared March 25, 1760.(7)

1730. Manchester
The small tithes of the Parish of Manchester amounted to £110 per annum.(7)

1730. Manchester-Worsley
Hugh, twelfth Lord Willoughby de Parham, died, aged 77. He was connected with Cross Street Chapel, though not apparently resident nearer than the Old Hall, Worsley. (Baker’s Memorials, p. 67.) The history of the Willoughby peerage is a curious one.(7)

1730. Prestwich
Prestwich bells rung at the opening of Unsworth Church(St. George's).
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