Map of Manchester and Salford taken about 1650

Title

Map of Manchester and Salford taken about 1650

Description

This map portrays Manchester and Salford as they would have appeared in the 1650s. It has very few buildings drawn and a correlating small number of streets. It is clear that fields dominate the landscape in addition to several waterways.

Creator

Mancunium Velveteen

Source

Views of Old Manchester

Date

1885

Files

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Citation

Mancunium Velveteen, “Map of Manchester and Salford taken about 1650,” Thomas Horsfall, accessed November 22, 2017, http://horsfall.history.lmu.build/items/show/396.