MANCHESTER PARLIMENTARY BOROUGH

1841

The Parliamentary Borough of Manchester comprises 5,759 statute acres, 24 churches, 56 dissenters chapels, 5 catholic, 1 jews, total 86. The population in 1831 was 187,022; number of houses 30,897. The value of property in 1815 was 359,406; 1829, 507,119. In 1834 the dame schools were 230, scholars 4,722; common 179, scholars 6,902; superior private and boarding 114, scholars 2,934; sunday 86, scholars 33,196; infant 5, scholars 649; public 21, scholars 3,454; evening 86, scholars 1,458; total schools 721, scholars 43,304.

(5) A Statistical Sketch of the County Palatine of Lancaster 1841 by Edwin Butterworth.