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69 - 77 Lever Street. Five Georgian town houses built in 1787, which were also used as places of business. Their close relationship with workshops and artisans dwellings at the rear make the group of buildings unique in Manchester.

75 Lever Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

Pankhurst plaque
Emmeline Pankhurst (1858-1928) and her daughters Christabel Pankhurst and Sylvia Pankhurst, founders of the Suffragette Movement, lived here 1897-1907

The Pankhurst Centre, 60-62 Nelson Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Capt. Sir John Alcock KBE DSC (1892 - 1919) who with Lieut. Sir Arthur Whitten Brown made the first non-stop aeroplane crossing of the Atlantic 14 - 15 June 1919 lived here.

6 Kingswood Road, Fallowfield, Manchester, United Kingdom

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John Dalton (1766-1844) founder of the scientific atomic theory and president of Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society had his laboratory here

36 George Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Site of the Royal Hotel. Royal Mail Coach Inn. First Booking Office for Liverpool and Manchester Railway.

124 - 130 Market Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Liverpool Road Station. The world's first passenger railway station, terminus of the Liverpool and Manchester Railway, which was opened by the Duke of Wellington on 15th September 1830.

Liverpool Road, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Original site of the Manchester and Salford Adult Deaf and Dumb Benevolent Association, founded in 1846 by deaf tailor, James Herriot.

Elizabeth House, St. Peters Square, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Thomas de la Warre 1359 - c.1426 Rector of Manchester founded the Collegiate Church in 1421 with its community of priests, lay clerks and boys.

Cathedral Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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From a garden on this site James Sadler pioneer English aeronaut made the first manned balloon ascent in Manchester 12th May 1785.

Corporation Street and Balloon Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Walter Carroll (1869-1955) musician and composer lived here.

117 Lapwing Lane, Didsbury, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Ernest Jones (1819 - 1869) Chartist leader and barrister at law practised from chambers here c1863 - 1869.

Bow Chambers, Bow Lane, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Sam Wild, Commander of the British Battalion of the International Brigade in the Spanish Civil War lived here 1940 - 1959.

57 Birch Hall Lane, Rusholme, Manchester, United Kingdom

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John Bradford 1510 - 1555 and Edward Barlow 1585 - 1641 Natives of Manchester both martyred for their religious beliefs.

Cathedral Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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In May 1645 Parliamentary troops under Sir William Brereton (1604 - 1661) of Handforth Hall also mustered at Prince Rupert’s ‘Barloe More' rendezvous.

Didsbury Library, 692 Wilmslow Road, Manchester, United Kingdom

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James Prince Lee 1804 - 1869 First Bishop of Manchester 1847 - 1869. Consecrated 110 new churches.

Cathedral Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Fifth Pan African Conference was held here 15th - 21st October 1945. Decisions taken at this conference led to liberation of African countries. Participants in this historic event included Ras Makonnen, Kwame Nkrumah, Jomo Kenyatta, Amy Garvey, W.E. Du Bois, George Padmore

Chorlton Town Hall, Chorlton-on-Medlock, Cavendish Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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In May 1644 at 'Barloe More' near this site Prince Rupert (1619 - 1682) and his Royalist Army encamped on their march to the battle of Marston Moor, Yorkshire, 2nd July 1644.

Didsbury Library, 692 Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Peter Green 1871 - 1961 Rector of St. Philip's, Salford. Canon Residentiary of Manchester 1911 - 1951 Evangelist writer.

Cathedral Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Manchester. The World's first city to be declared a nuclear free zone (5th November 1980).

Town Hall, Albert Square, Manchester, United Kingdom

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In November 1745 Jacobite forces under Charles Edward Stuart ('Bonny Prince Charlie') (1720-1788) used this site as a gun park.

Byrom Street and Artillery Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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William Temple 1881 - 1944 Bishop of Manchester 1921 - 1928. Later Archbishop of York, then Archbishop of Canterbury, writer, social reformer, Apostle of Church Unity.

Cathedral Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Many of the improvements in the Castlefield Urban Heritage Park have been carried out by Manchester City Council with financial assistance from the European Community through the Regional Development Fund.

Grocer's Warehouse, Castle Street, Castlefield, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Site of Rose and Crown Yard. Here in a weaver's cottage John Bennet and John Nelson opened an early Methodist preaching room c. 1747

Blackfriars Street and Deansgate, Manchester, United Kingdom

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On this site The Revd. John Wesley (1703 - 1791) opened the second Methodist Preaching House in Manchester, 30th March 1781.

Central Hall, Oldham Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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To commemorate Manchester Caribbean Focus 1986. Remembering those who come before us, and the others we leave behind us. We are united in an everlasting bond, throughout all eternity.

West Indian Centre, Carmoor Road, Manchester, United Kingdom

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From 1845 to 1971 the Bank of England occupied this building designed by Charles Robert Cockerell R.A. 1788 - 1863 architect and archaeologist

King Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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By resolution of the City Council on November 5th 1980 Manchester became Britain's first Nuclear Free Zone. That same historic resolution inspired the formation of a National and International Nuclear Free Zone Movement.

Town Hall Interior, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Adolphe Valette (1876 - 1942) French painter and teacher in the School of Art 1907 - 1920.

Polytechnic, Grosvenor Street, All Saints, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Dedicated to all those whose lives were taken in the first atomic bombings, 40 years ago this week in Hiroshima and Nagasaki ... and to all who strive to rid the world of nuclear weapons and the threat of nuclear war. Manchester City Council 1945 - August 6th - 1986 Hiroshima Day. This plaque unveiled on the 40th anniversary of the Hiroshima bombing by Hibakusha - (Hiroshima survivors)

Bridge Street, River Irwell, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Lieut. Sir Arthur Whitten Brown KBE (1886 - 1948) who with Capt. Sir John Alcock made the first non-stop aeroplane crossing of the Atlantic 14 - 15 June 1919 lived here.

6 Oswald Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Town Hall (1877) Victorian gothic style architect - Alfred Waterhouse (1830-1905)

Albert Square, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Spanish and Portuguese Synagogue 1874. A building with Spanish Saracenic motifs Architect Edward Salomons (1828-1906).

Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Building of Special Architectural or Historic Interest. Grade A. Church of Saint Ann (1712). Architect probably John Barker.

St. Ann Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Site of first Manchester Gas Works. First municipal gas installation in the world to sell gas to the public. Erected by the Commissioners of Police 1817.

St. Mary's Parsonage, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Louis Paulhan (1883 - 1963) Pioneer French aviator landed a Farman biplane in a field on this site making the first London / Manchester flight, 28 April 1910.

25 - 27 Paulhan Road, Didsbury, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Robert Howard Spring (1889-1965) journalist and novelist lived here 1920-1931

26 Hesketh Avenue, Didsbury, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Daniel Adamson (1820-1890) engineer, ironfounder and leading promoter of Manchester Ship Canal lived here.

'The Towers', (Shirley Institute), Manchester, United Kingdom

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The site of the First Provincial School of Anatomy. Founded 1st October 1814 by Joseph Jordan (1787 - 1873).

70 Bridge Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Fenian Ambush (September 1867) Site of the rescue of two Fenian prisoners. Following the shooting of a policeman three of the rescuers were executed at the last public hanging in the Manchester area (November 1867).

Hyde Road, Railway Bridge, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Edgar Wood (1860-1936) artist-architect designed this former First Church of Christ Scientist 1903

Daisy Bank Road, Victoria Park, Manchester, United Kingdom

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The Peterloo Massacre. On 16th August 1819, a peaceful rally of 60,000 pro-democracy reformers, men, women and children was attacked by armed cavalry resulting in 15 deaths and over 600 injuries.

Free Trade Hall, Peter Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Lodge of 'The Towers' Daniel Adamson's home where the historic decision to build Manchester Ship Canal was taken 27 June 1882.

Shirley Institute Wilmslow Road, Didsbury, Manchester, United Kingdom

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The first meeting of the Co-operative Insurance Company (now CIS) was held here 16th November 1867.

103 Princess Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1810 - 1865) Novelist and Authoress of 'Mary Barton', 'Cranford' and many other works lived here (1849 - 1865).

84 Plymouth Grove, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Cathedral Church of St. Mary, St. Denys and St. George. A Saxon church stood here. The Parish Church became a Collegiate Church in 1421 and Cathedral in 1847. Existing structure dates from 15th Century many parts having been rebuilt since

Fennel Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Elizabeth Raffald (1733 - 1781) Published the first street and trade directory of Manchester. Wrote one of the earliest cookery books. Started the first employment agency for domestic servants. Ran the Bulls Head Inn which stood on this site.

Marks & Spencer, Shambles Square, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Chetham's Hospital Manor House of Thomas de la Warre given to the Collegiate Church (now Cathedral) in 1421. In 1653 Humphrey Chetham founded a school and free public library. Became a music school in 1969

Long Millgate, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Dr. Chaim Weizmann (1874-1952) Scientist, Zionist leader and first president of the State of Israel (1948) lived in Manchester (1904-1917)

Jewish Museum, 190 Cheetham Hill Road, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Siege of Manchester (1642). Captains Robert Bradshaw and John Rosworm commanding the town's forces repulsed Royalist troops on the old bridge next to this site.

Victoria Bridge Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Salford pals plaque
The 16th, 17th, 18th and 19th Pals Battalions of the Manchester Regiment trained at Heaton Park between September 1914 and April 1915.

Main entrance, Heaton Park, Bury Old Road, Manchester, United Kingdom