GORTON

1830

GORTON

Gorton, a chapelry in the parish of Manchester, hundred of Salford, 3 miles E.S.E. from Manchester. Inhabitants 1604. In this place a resevoir has been formed by the proprietors of the Manchester and Salford works to increase the supply of water to the town of Manchester.

HALBY HEY

Halby Hey, a hamlet in the township of Gorton, parish of Manchester, hundred of Salford, 4 miles E.S.E. from Manchester.

LONGSIGHT

Longsight, a hamlet in the township of Gorton, parish of Manchester, hundred of Salford, 3 miles S.S.E. from Manchester. Longsight Hall is the seat of Josiah Howard, esq.

(3) The New Lancashire Gazetteer or Topographical Dictionary 1830