1762       

June
The Manchester Chronicle; or, Anderton’s Universal Advertiser, came out in June. It was printed and published by Thomas Anderton, at the Shakspere’s Head, near the Market Cross. The price was 2d. (7)

July
Riots were renewed, in consequence of the high price of corn. July.(7)

1762
The secret of dyeing turkey-red introduced by John Wilson, of Ainsworth.(7)

1762
Rev. John Wesley visited Manchester.(7)

1762
The weighing machine at Alport Town erected.(7)

1762
The declaration of war against the King of Spain was proclaimed in the Market Place by Thomas Chadwick, the boroughreeve, who was attended by a procession of magistrates.(7)

1762. Unsworth-Prestwich
Unsworth and Whittle Guild held. "Henry Grundy, Esq., of Grundy Fold, in this district, is said to have given £500 towards the expenses of this festival, which was celebrated in opposition to one which had been held at Prestwich."
(9)