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  HISTORY - Manchester New Hampshire
The current geography of Manchester -- lies in the eastern part of Hillsborough county, and is bounded as follows: On the north by Merrimack County, on the east and south by Rockingham County, and on the west by the towns of Bedford and Goffstown.
Manchester now has the largest civic arena in the state, the 10,000 seat Verizon Wireless Arena, which hosts family events, concerts, expos, ice shows, and is home to the Manchester Monarchs hockey team, the AHL affiliate of the Los Angeles Kings.
The history of Manchester, formerly Derryfield, in New Hampshire; including that of ancient Amoskeag, or the middle Merrimack valley; together with the address, poem, and other proceedings, of the centennial celebration, of the incorporation of Derryfield; at Manchester, October 22, 1851.
www.nh.searchroots.com /HillsboroughCo/Manchester/history.html   (7444 words)

  
 History of the Manchester Terrier
A breeder from Manchester, John Hulme, is credited with crossing the rough Black and Tan Terrier with the Whippet in the 1800s to produce the sleek, agile and powerful Manchester Terrier we see today.
Manchester Terriers were initially bred to be vermin hunters, a task they excelled at.
As the Manchester Terrier's ears had traditionally been cropped, it was largely unnecessary for breeders to consider ear type when selecting breeding stock.
members.tripod.com /Mersey99/ManchesterHistory.htm   (466 words)

  
 History of Manchester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manchester was part of the Hundred of Salford (or Salfordshire), and the township of Salford was part of the ancient parish of Manchester.
Manchester was truly "Cottonopolis", and a branch of the Bank of England was established in (1826).
Manchester's key role in the industrial revolution was repeated and the city became a centre of research and development.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/History_of_Manchester   (5494 words)

  
 Manchester Airport History
Barton, five miles west of the city, was Manchester's first choice airport and in 1929 the first municipal airfield in the UK to be licensed by the Air Ministry.
Manchester Corporation looked to the south west where the aircraft manufacturer Fairey Aviation had set up a factory in 1934.
Manchester is still municipally owned - the city now has a consortium of local authority partners - and contributes handsomely to the local economy.
www.airwise.com /airports/europe/MAN/MAN_07.html   (454 words)

  
 History of Manchester, New York
But, notwithstanding the fact that Manchester was not settled comparatively early, its subsequent growth and development was very rapid, and at the first enumeration of its inhabitants after organization (1830) it contained 2,811 population, standing sixth in this respect among the towns of the county.
Nearly all of the regiments having Manchester men now have elaborate histories prepared, in which are furnished complete rosters of the troops by companies, wherefore in the present connection we need only refer generally to the town's record during the war.
In Ontario county Manchester has been called the town of many villages; and whether said in honor or derision matters not, as the assertion is true, and is reasserted with emphasis by every loyal resident of the town.
history.rays-place.com /ny/manchester-ny.htm   (6834 words)

  
 Manchester Farms: History
Manchester Farms is the largest producer of farm raised quail in the United States.
Manchester Farms employs over one hundred and twenty-five people and is truly a family owned business.
Manchester Farms is committed to excellence, and has earned a reputation for producing the highest quality farm raised quail available today.
www.manchesterfarms.com /history.html   (353 words)

  
 CATHOLIC ENCYCLOPEDIA: Manchester
A suffragan of the Archdiocese of Boston, U.S.A. The city of Manchester is situated on the Merrimac River, in the State of New Hampshire, and was granted its charter 10 July, 1846.
Much of the early history of Manchester is bound up in the records of the Diocese of Portland, of which it formed a part for twenty-nine years.
In 1848 Manchester, with a Catholic population of 300, was given its first resident pastor, Rev. William McDonald, notable on account of his personal character and his establishment of religious, charitable, and educational institutions.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/09584b.htm   (955 words)

  
 Manchester College History
Manchester College traces its origin to the Roanoke Classical Seminary founded by the United Brethren Church in Roanoke, Indiana in 1860.
The merger of Mount Morris College and Manchester College came about when the Church of the Brethren decided its educational program would be strengthened by pooling its resources in a smaller number of colleges.
Manchester College has been accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools (159 N. Dearborn, Chicago, IL 60601, 312-263-0456) since 1932.
www.manchester.edu /Common/AboutManchester/History.htm   (308 words)

  
 Manchester International Airport: History   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Today, Manchester Airport is one of Britain's, and the world's principal airports, handling millions of passengers each year, connecting the North of England with global destinations.
Prior to that date, Manchester had seen plenty of air activity, starting in 1910, when Louis Paulhan landed his Farman biplane in a field near Burnage, claiming the £10,000 Daily Mail prize as the first man to fly from London to Manchester.
Manchester publishes its new 'Development Strategy for the year 2005', including plans for the 21st century airport, designed to handle 30 million passengers per annum by 2005.
www.manchesterairport.co.uk /web.nsf/Content/History   (938 words)

  
 Our Manchester - A Retrospective View   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
The Birmingham and Manchester Railway Company were the pioneers of railway construction in the Longsight area.
History records that there have been schools in the area of the junction of Devonshire Street and Hyde Road, in Ardwick, Manchester, for more than 130 years.
It has a rich and sometimes turbulent history and was the home to many people who added to the artistic, scientific and political fabric of the country.
manchesterhistory.net   (559 words)

  
 Manchester
Large crowds assembled along the line and when the train entered Manchester the passenger carriages were pelted with stones by weavers, who remembered the Duke of Wellington's involvement in the Peterloo Massacre and his strong opposition to the the proposed 1832 Reform Act.
In 1846 John Owens, a successful Manchester cotton merchant, died and left most of his wealth to help establish a further education college for men that would not have: "to submit to any test whatsoever of, their religious opinions".
In this year, 1817, the history of which we are now passing, there occurred an astounding instance of the indifference of the inhabitants of Manchester to an important public right.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /ITmanchester.htm   (2816 words)

  
 Manchester, Iowa History
The City of Manchester's petition for incorporation was approved by the Iowa State Legislature in the Spring of 1866, just a year after the end of the Civil War.
The railroad conducted two route surveys through the county, and their selection of the one through Burrington, as the community was then called, was based on a payment of $13,000 to cover the additional construction costs required by development of this route.
The same enterprise with which early settlers strove for the location of the railroad, and for the relocation of the county seat as Manchester, is evidenced today in the concerted effort of the community to attract industry, and thus keep pace with current economic trends.
www.manchesteriowa.org /history.html   (644 words)

  
 A history of the Irish in Manchester
Manchester's Irish connection goes further than the thousands who travel across the Irish Sea each week to watch their beloved Manchester United.
The annual Manchester Irish Festival is the largest in the UK and one of the biggest in the world.
Life in Manchester though for many was surprisingly better than that enjoyed in Ireland, and for this reason immigrants were willing to work for lower pay than the locals.
www.prideofmanchester.com /mancirish/history.htm   (662 words)

  
 A Brief History of Manchester
Manchester has played a unique and historically significant role in American history.
Called the Queen City because it is the largest city in New Hampshire yet not the state capital, this waterfront city was shaped by the hard work, spiritualism, creativity, and dedication of generations of people of different backgrounds, from Native Americans to European and Canadian settlers, to the wide variety of worldwide ethnicities represented today.
It was on the banks of the Merrimack River, near the powerful Amoskeag Falls, that America=s industrial and technological revolution reached full power through the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company, once the world's largest cotton textile mill; changing forever the social fabric of this nation and the world.
www.manchesterhistoric.org /history.htm   (343 words)

  
 Mersey Manchester Terriers - History of the Manchester Terrier
The Manchester Terrier in turn is credited as a foundation dog used in the development of other dog breeds, including the Doberman Pinscher, the Australian Terrier, the German Hunting Terrier and the Lancaster Heeler.
The standard Manchester Terrier was thought to be a suitable companion for the discerning gentleman, hence its nickname "the gentleman's terrier".
In 1895 ear cropping was outlawed in England and this greatly decreased the Manchester Terrier's popularity in its native country.
www.kismet.net /mersey/ManchesterHistory.htm   (559 words)

  
 Manchester Marine - History
There were many small boatbuilding operations in Manchester's shallow harbor at the time.
The Manchester built sub chasers went on to have an impact on the war: SC 692 patroled the Mediterranean and took part in the invasion of Sicily while SC 1358 took part in the Normandy invasion.
In the early 1990's, Manchester Marine was purchased by the Northern Light Marine Group with Rob Hoyle as president.
www.manchestermarine.com /history.htm   (829 words)

  
 History and Genealogy of Manchester - Hillsborough County - New Hampshire
History and Genealogy of Manchester - Hillsborough County - New Hampshire
The Manchester History and Genealogy web site is a volunteer project to offer genealogical and history resources for researchers of this township and area.
History and Genealogy of Manchester, Hillsborough County, New Hampshire
www.nh.searchroots.com /HillsboroughCo/Manchester   (415 words)

  
 Manchester, Connecticut History
Manchester had been called “Silktown” because of the immense influence that the Cheney Brothers Silk Manufacturing Co. had on South Manchester.
Manchester adopted a new charter providing for the council-manager type of government.
The period from 1950 through the 1970s saw commercial growth in town, improvements to the highways for the commuting public, the construction of the first Jewish synagogue, and new industrial parks.
www.manchesterhistory.org /history.htm   (1069 words)

  
 Intown Manchester.com
The strength of Manchester, NH is woven with the fabric of its people and heritage.
Public Service of New Hampshire has recently reinvested in Manchester's millyard by renovating the old steam plant and relocating their corporate headquarters to the newly-named Energy Park, located near the hydro- electric dam.
Manchester continues to thrive as a cultural melting pot.
www.intownmanchester.com /manch-history.php?area=aboutmanchester   (363 words)

  
 Manchester Boston Regional Airport: History of Manchester • Boston Regional Airport   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Although the airport’s recent success has brought it into the national spotlight, Manchester is an airport rich with a history of achievement, cooperation and a vision for the future.
Below is the chronology of milestone events that have served as the foundation for Manchester • Boston Regional Airport’s present growth and the key to the airport’s continued success.
Manchester Air Base is renamed Grenier Field by War Department, in honor of Manchester native and West High School graduate Lt. Jean B. Grenier, who died in a training mission in 1934.
www.flymanchester.com /about/history.php   (1028 words)

  
 Manchester - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manchester lies in a bowl-shaped land area bordered to the north and east by the Pennine hills and to the south by the Cheshire Plain.
Manchester is home to two major universities: the University of Manchester and Manchester Metropolitan University are to the south of the city.
Manchester's principal bus station mainly for services on the south side of the city is at Piccadilly Gardens, which is also served by Metrolink and a short walk from the city's main railway station, Piccadilly.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manchester   (7184 words)

  
 Manchester History and the heritage of Greater Manchester
In early times, Manchester was a little-known hamlet adjacent to, and belonging to the then noble town of Salford.
Manchester became a Baronial Borough (thereby an independent self-governing entity) in 1301, still ruled by the Lord of the Manor, but with an appointed "boroughreeve" (or Mayor) who handled day-to-day administration of the borough.
Manchester was to change very little thereafter until the 16th century.
www.manchester2002-uk.com /history.html   (801 words)

  
 Manchester City Council: Libraries: Family History
Manchester Archives and Local Studies has a wide range of resources available for those who wish to trace their family history.
Manchester Archives and Local Studies has the microfiche of the IGI for the whole of the British Isles.
Copies of Manchester electoral registers from 1832 to date, and local newspapers from the eighteenth century onwards are also available in the Microfilm Unit and can be helpful to family historians.
www.manchester.gov.uk /libraries/arls/famhist.htm   (1460 words)

  
 Paul Pickering | UK-Australian Labour History Conference, Manchester, 16–18 July 2003 | Labour History, 85 | The ...
Held at the adjacent campuses of Manchester University and Manchester Metropolitan University in weather more like an Australian summer than is usual for Manchester (even in summer), this Conference brought together well known practitioners of 'labour history' in Australia and Britain, some 'early career researchers' and, most encouragingly, some graduate students.
The fact that the model here was actually the Australia-Canada Labour History Conference held in 1996 is indicative of the extent to which 'labour history', in Australia at least, has been at the forefront in terms of engaging with emerging forms of inquiry.
The opening part of this paper was a stinging critique of labour history practitioners in Britain for their collective inattention to gender.
www.historycooperative.org /journals/lab/85/pickering.html   (669 words)

  
 Manchester City Council - Black History Month   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-04)
Black History Month was celebrated during October 2006, focusing on the history of Asian, African and African Caribbean people.
In Manchester, Black History Month provides a basis of recognition of the contribution that our culturally diverse communities make to the excitement and richness of the City as a place where people choose to live, work and play.
Manchester is proud to support Black History Month and will continue to do so.
www.manchester.gov.uk /bestvalue/equality/race/blackhistory.htm   (335 words)

  
 Manchester Lodge No.12 History
Kenyon was soon to leave for service in the Army and would have to receive his degrees within the week.
In the spirit of brotherly love, the traditions of our great fraternity have been handed down from generation to generation through the Lodge, and each generation has lived up to the honor of the last.
May the Eternal God grant to Manchester Lodge the continuance of His Blessing and the joy of fraternal fellowship.
www.ml12.org /history_manchester.asp   (1015 words)

  
 The Manchester Enterprise -- History
It is now in it's 102nd year of being the top news source in the Manchester and Clay County Kentucky area.
The Manchester Enterprise is owned and operated by Manchester Enterprise Printing and Publishing, Inc. The Manchester Enterprise has a weekly circulation of over eight thousand with subscribers in 38 states.
The Manchester Enterprise is now located in a large facility at 103 Third Street in the East Manchester section of town, across the river from the old location.
www.themanchesterenterprise.com /tme_history.htm   (325 words)

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