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Frog and Bucket Comedy Club est 1994 In memory of all the comedians who died on stage

The Frog and Bucket Comedy Club, Northern Quarter, 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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This plaque marks the location of the former Walkers Croft Cemetery, which opened in 1815 and closed in 1832 in preparation for the coming of the railway. Remains recovered in rebuilding work in January 2010 have been removed and interred in Southern Cemetery, Manchester.

Platform 2, Victoria Station , Manchester, United Kingdom

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In the laboratory above this point the world's first stored program computer was run on June 21st, 1948. The research team was led by Professor Sir Frederic Williams, CBE, FRS and Professor Tom Kilburn, CBE, FRS.

Rutherford Building, Bridgeford Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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David Williamson 1966-2008 coffee guy. Tinderbox co-founder, uber coffee roaster, music man, good guy, family man & dear friend Sorely missed

St Mary's Gate, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Sir Harry Secombe CBE 1921-2001 Goon, comedian and singer

Opera House, Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Manchester Ship Canal Railway (1885-2009) This 1941 twin-track swing bridge used to carry part of the 231-mile MSCR - the largest private railway in the UK

The Quays, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Frank Kingdon-Ward (1885 - 1958) Plant explorer, botanist and author. Born at No.14 Heaton Road, Withington, which stood on this site.

Former 14 Heaton Road, Withington, Manchester, United Kingdom

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From 1943 to 1946 The Manchester Junior Art School was situated here under the directorship of Eric Mayer (1903 - 1971).

Platt Hall, Platt Fields Park, Fallowfield, Manchester, United Kingdom

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The first automatic traffic signals in the North West of England were installed at this junction on November 14th 1928.

Market Street, Cross Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Norman Evans 1901-1962 comedian and Water Rat

The Opera House, Manchester, United Kingdom

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This plaque is dedicated to the memory of Ian M. Gall 1932-2005. Ian and Eileen (his beloved wife) were known as Mr & Mrs Castlefield because of their constant campaigning for the redevelopment of the Castlefield Urban Heritage Park. The both worked tirelessly for the Inland Waterways Association for more than 25 years.

Castlefield, Manchester, United Kingdom

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On this site between 1820 and 1908 stood St Augustine's RC Church and its parish schools. Known as "St Austin's", it was the third oldest Catholic Church in Manchester. By the 1840s it served over 10,000 predominantly Irish parishioners. Between 5,000 and 15,000 people were buried in the Church grounds. In 1908 the Church moved to York Street, and in 1940 to All Saints.

Sackville Street Building, Granby Row Entrance, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Sir Frederic Williams (1911-1977) and Tom Kilburn (1921-2001) Creators of the first Stored-Program Computer. Graduate and Professor of Electro-technics 1946-1977. Graduate and Professor of Computer Engineering & Computer Science 1960-1981.

Rutherford Building, Bridgeford Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Staffordshire Warehouse. The Bridgwater Canal opened in 1764. Immediately, new industrial buildings sprang up all around this area. The face of Castlefield changed. Industry had arrived. The two arms of canal, shaped like a tuning fork, allowed two barges at a time to enter the Staffordshire Warehouse to load and unload. It was one of Castlefield's first warehouses, and around this huge building were sheds, offices and other warehouses.

Staffordshire Arm, Castlefield, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Platt Chapel (Unitarian) 1700 - 1970 congregation founded at Birch, Rusholme in 1646.

Platt Chapel, Rusholme, 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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Violet Carson OBE 1898-1983

Granada Studios, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Doris Speed MBE 1899 - 1994

Granada Studios, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Bryan Mosley 1931-1999

Granada Studios, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Patricia Phoenix 1923 - 1986

Granada Studios, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Barton Arcade 1871 The founder members of the Catenian Association held their first meeting here in March 1908

Barton Square, Manchester, United Kingdom

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This sandstone Manchester coat of arms formerly stood on the top of the Manchester and County Bank, situated on Corporation Street, erected in 1889 and demolished in 1971 to make way for the Arndale Centre. The coat of arms was salvaged by Mr. Rupert Smit

Cannon Street, Corporation Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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The bodies of 6,000 Newton Heath residents were interred here between 1860 and 1950.

Seabrook Road/Orford Road, Newton Heath, Manchester, United Kingdom

Roy Castle OBE 1932-1994 entertainer

Opera House, Manchester, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Site of the legendary Twisted Wheel Club pioneer of R 'n' B music "The birthplace of Northern Soul"

, Manchester, United Kingdom

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John Dalton (1766-1844). John Dalton Street was opened in 1846 by Manchester Corporation in honour of famous chemist, John Dalton, who in Manchester in 1803 announced the Atomic Theory which became the foundation of modern chemistry. President of Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society 1816-1844

Ape and Apple Public House, John Dalton Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Vine Street School The first school built by the Manchester School Board. Foundation Stone laid 11th June 1874 by Herbert Birley on a site near here. Opened 9th August 1875.

Birley High School, Chichester Road, Hulme, 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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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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James Prince Lee 1804 - 1869 First Bishop of Manchester 1847 - 1869. Consecrated 110 new churches.

Cathedral Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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The first Commission of the Peace was granted to Manchester in 1839 by H.M. Queen Victoria. The first court sitting was held in Brown Street, the court moved to Minshull Street in 1872 and to Crown Square in 1971.

The Magistrates' Court, Crown Square, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Site of Little Ireland. Large numbers of immigrant Irish workers lived here in appalling housing conditions. Built c.1827 vacated c.1847, demolished c.1877.

Great Marlborough St, 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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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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Manchester Foot Hospital 1929 - 1931 original site of Manchester School of Chiropody 1930 - 1931. Post curam otium.

Upper Brook Street, 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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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

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This wheel, the sign of the millwright, was originally used as a clock face at Soho Foundry, Pollard Street, Ancoats. Founded 1804 demolished 1976 the foundry produced castings for machinery for the cotton industry.

Peace Garden, Princess Street, Mosley St, 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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Ernest Darwin Simon (1879-1960) and Shena Dorothy Simon (1883-1972) purchased Wythenshawe Hall and Park as a gift to the City of Manchester in 1926.

Wythenshawe Hall, Wythenshawe Park, Wythenshawe Rd, 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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21st September 1909 Catholic Social Guild was founded at Ingham's Hotel, which stood on this site. Decisions led to the foundation of the Catholic Workers College, Oxford, later re-named Plater College.

Chorlton Street, 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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From 1764 to 1792 there stood on this site in Cumberland St. the Manchester Poor House. The building later became 'The Duke of Cumberland' tavern from (1819 - 1901).

Spinningfield, Deansgate, Manchester, United Kingdom

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The site of the Gaiety Theatre directed by Miss A.E.F. Horniman 1908-1921

Peter Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Declaration of the Rights of Man. The two 'Liberty' trees were planted by representatives of the French Government on 17th October 1989 to commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the 'Declaration of the Rights of Man in Paris 26 August 1789'.

Hanging Ditch, 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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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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First School and Chapel House built here 1734. Early meeting place of Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society founded 1781. Elizabeth Gaskell (1810 - 1865) worshipped here.

Chapel Walks, Cross Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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