BOOKS

1 A New Alphabetical and Classified Directory, Manchester and Salford, Bolton, Bury, Wigan, Ashton - under - Lyne, Stalybridge, Oldham, Rochdale, Stockport, Middleton, Altrincham, Leigh, Eccles, Radcliffe, Prestwich, Heywood, Glossop, Saddleworth, Todmorden, etc., Together with descriptive sketches, exhibiting their rise, progress, manufactures, and commerce. A list of British, Colonial, and Foreign Railways; London Provincial, and Foreign Bankers; and Comprehensive tables, of Postal Regulations, etc.    By W. Whellan & Co. 1853

Bury Central Library, LA910.3 WHE.

2 Post Office Directory of Lancashire Excluding Manchester 1873

Salford Local History Library

3 The New Lancashire Gazetteer or Topographical Dictionary, containing An Accurate Description of the Several Hundreds, Boroughs, Market Towns, Parishes, Townships, and Hamlets, in the County Palatine of Lancaster, Exhibiting - The bearing and Distance of each place from the nearest Post - office Town, and the Amount of its Population according to the Census taken in 1821 - the Valuation and the Patrons of Ecclesiastical Benefices, and their Amount in the King's Books - the Monastic Foundations, Antiquities, Grammar Schools, Hospitals, Markets and Fairs, Corporations, Petty Sessions and Assizes - Seats of the Nobility and Gentry - with various Local, Historical, Commercial, and Agricultural Information - and Biographical Notices of Eminent Natives Deceased : Collected from the most Authentic Sources, and Alphabetically Arranged. By Stephen Reynolds Clarke, Author of "Conversations on the History of England".  1830

Salford Local History Library

4 A Description of the Country from Thirty to Forty Miles Round Manchester by John Aiken 1795

Salford Local History Library

5 A Statistical Sketch of the County Palatine of Lancaster by Edwin Butterworth, 1841

Salford Local History Library

6 Kelly's Directory of Lancashire 1924

Salford Local History Library

7 The Annals of Manchester
A chronological record from the earliest times to the end of 1885. Edited by William E. A. Axon. 1886.

Manchester Central Library, Salford Local History Library

8 Manchester and Salford Official Handbook 1887.

Salford Local History Library

9 Bury and Radcliffe Annual, 1910

Radcliffe Library.