Cornbrook, a rivulet which rises in the township of Openshaw, parish of Manchester, hundred of Salford, and, winding through Ardwick and Chorlton Row, falls into the Irwell at Hulme. This brook serves as a feeder to the Bridgewater Canal.
Openshaw, a township in the parish of Manchester, hundred of Salford, 3 miles E. from Manchester. Inhabitants 497.
(3) The New Lancashire Gazetteer or Topographical Dictionary 1830