skywalker wrote:i know a guy who owns a house on every street in manchester
and there's a pub on every street in manchester too
digger wrote:Egerton refers to Baron Egerton of Tatton, who owned much of the land in the Chorlton/Whalley Range area.
I believe either he, or one of his sons, was named "Wilbraham" as well, hence Wilbraham Road.
annie wrote:Chorlton has a lot weird road things going on.
How ever did Rye Bank Road get split up by that big tract o'land.
Why are there two Manchester Roads?? (Proving the whole road renaming deal a complete load of bollox)
Louise wrote:Zetland Rd was Holland Rd. Corkland Rd was Cavendish Rd. God knows where they got Corkland from. Brantingham Rd had another name but I cant remember it. Manchester Rd was all one road until they knocked down the middle length of houses and built the precinct, effectively cutting it into two pieces.
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