Crumpsall, a township in the parish of Manchester, hundred of Salford, 2 miles N. from Manchester. Inhabitants 910. In this pleasant village are several handsome residences, belonging to the opulent merchants and manufacturers of Manchester. Crumpsall Hall is the seat of J. H. Waklyn, esq., and on this spot was born in 1580 Humphrey Chetham, the benevalent founder of the hospital and library bearing his name at Manchester.
Woodlands, a hamlet in the township of Crumpsall, parish of Manchester, hundred of Salford, 2½ miles N. from Manchester.
(3) The New Lancashire Gazetteer or Topographical Dictionary 1830