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College, the Primitive Methodists College, St Bede’s
Roman Catholic College, &c. Cheetham Hospital and
Library are celebrated institutions; the latter (the first
free library in Europe) containing a very rich collection
of MSS. At the Grammar School (founded 1519)
Thomas de Quincey (1785-1859) and Harrison Ainsworth
(1805-1882) received education. Central Manchester
now consists of immense piles of warehouses and offices,
in their extent unequalled by any in the world. Nearly
all the factories have been removed to the outskirts of
the city, and to the villages and towns in the environs.
It is estimated that there are 250 cotton factories in
the neighbourhood. Cotton, however, does not con-
stitute the sole great industry of the city. Woollen
and silk fabrics are manufactured in vast quantities.
Engineering, and the making of machinery of all
descriptions, employ thousands of the people, as also
do various large chemical works. Manchester has
extensive railway facilities, the largest stations being
Victoria, London Road, and the Central. Power from
Parliament to connect the city with the sea by means
of a ship canal has now been obtained, and there can be
no doubt that the successful completion of this vast
undertaking will add materially to its already great
commercial importance. In Manchester several public
enterprises, such as tramways, &c., usually in the
hands of private companies, are the property of the
corporation. Manchester returns 6 members to Parlia-
ment (6 divisions—viz., North-West, North, North-
East, East, South, and South-West, 1 member for each
division); its representation was increased from 3 to
6 members in 1885, when its parliamentary limits were
extended so as to include the Local Government Dis-
tricts of Moss Side and Rusholme and a detached part
of Gorton township, Manchester par. Salford returns
3 members (3 divisions—viz., North, AVest, and South,
1 member for each division); its representation was
increased from 2 to 3 members in 1885.

Mancliester Koad, ry. sta., Bradford, Yorkshire.

Manchester, Bolton, and Bury Canal, Lancashire;
extends from Manchester NAV. to Bolton, with branch
at Little Lever NE. to Bury; was formed in 1791, rises
1854 ft., and has 18 locks.

Mancunlum. See Manchester.

Mandcrston, seat, in par. and If mile E. of Duns,

Manduessedtun, site of Roman station, in par. and
near Mancetter, AVarwickshire.

Manea, township and vil. withry. sta., Coveney par.,
Cambridgeshire, 9| miles NW. of Ely by rail, 4768 ac.,
pop. 1151;
P.O., T.o.

Maner . See also Manor .

Maner Sawen, Pembroke. See Manorowen.

Mancrdlvy, par., Pembrokeshire, on river Teifi, 4
miles SE. of Cardigan, 3506 ac., pop. 756.

Manesty, place with mineral spring, 4 miles S. of
Keswick, Cumberland; commands a fine view of

Manewden, Essex, 4 miles N. of Bishop Stortford;
p.o. See Manuden.

Maney, vil., in par. and 1 mile S. of Sutton Coldfield,

Mantlcld, par., township, and vil., North-Riding
Yorkshire, nr. river Tees, 5 m. AY. of Darlington—par.,
3625 ac., pop. 348 ; township, 2918 ac., pop. 276 ;

Mangaster Yoe, bay, on W. side of Northmavine
par., Shetland.

Mangcrlon, mountain, mid. co. Kerry, 6 miles SE.
of Killarney, alt. 2754 ft.

Mangerton Tower, ruins of an old residence of the
Armstrongs, Castleton par., Roxburghshire, on Liddel
Water, 1 mile S. of Newcastleton.

Mangotsficld, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Gloucester-
shire—par. (containing Downfield), 2607 ac., pop. 5707;
vil., 5g miles NE. of Bristol;

Mangreen Hall, seat, 4 m. SAY. of Norwich, Norfolk.

Mangrove, hamlet, 14 mile S. of Lilley, Herts.

Manhood, hundred, Chichester rape, Sussex, 13,528
ac., pop. 3473 ; contains 8 pars.

Manifold, river, Staffordshire. See Manyfold.

Danish, place with school, Harris par., Outer
Hebrides, Inverness-shire;

Manistcr, Limerick. See Monasteranenach.

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