Salford sentence example
Some of his first attempts in public speaking were at meetings which he convened at Manchester, Salford, Bolton, Rochdale and other adjacent towns, to advocate the establishment of British schools.
Salford also gives its name to the hundred of south-west Lancashire in which Manchester is situated; probably because when the district was divided into hundreds Manchester was in a ruinous condition from Danish ravages.
The parliamentary and municipal boundaries of Salford are identical; area, 5170 acres.
The borough, composed of three townships identical with the ancient manors of Salford, Pendleton and Broughton, is for the most part separated from Manchester by the river Irwell, which is crossed by a series of bridges.
At the other extremity of Salford it joins the borough of Eccles.Advertisement
The chief railway station is Exchange station, which is in Salford, but has its main approach in Manchester.
Until 1634 Salford was entirely dependent upon Manchester in its ecclesiastical arrangements.
In that year Sacred Trinity Church ("Salford Chapel") was built and endowed under the will of Humphrey Booth the elder, who also founded charities which have grown greatly in value.
Salford is the seat of a Roman Catholic bishopric, and its cathedral, St John's, with its spire of 240 ft., is the most noteworthy ecclesiastical building in the borough.
Salford has been to a large extent overshadowed by Manchester, and the two boroughs, in spite of their separate government, are so closely connected as to be one great urban area.Advertisement
Many of the institutions in Manchester are intended for the service also of Salford, which, however, has resisted all attempts at municipal amalgamation.
The chief public buildings are the museum and art gallery at Peel Park, the technical school, the education offices and the Salford Hospital.
Altogether Salford has thirty parks and open spaces having a total area of 217 acres.
The commercial and industrial history of Salford is closely bound up with that of Manchester.
Salford has a separate commission of the peace.Advertisement
There are no certain figures as to the population before 1773, when at the instance of Dr Thomas Percival a census was taken of Manchester and Salford.
Domesday Book mentions Salford as held by Edward the Confessor and as having a forest three leagues long and the same broad.
Salford and Pendleton are still parts of the ancient duchy of Lancaster, belonging to the English crown.
In 1231 Ranulf de Blundeville, earl of Chester, granted a charter constituting Salford a "free borough."
In 1872 he was consecrated bishop of Salford, and in 1892 succeeded Manning as archbishop of Westminster, receiving the cardinal's hat in 1893.Advertisement
The Visual Arts course at Salford always draws a diverse mix of students with career prospects.
Green streets is a community street greening project, which works in the Cities of Manchester and Salford as well as Trafford MBC.
My father, practically a communist, having grown up in Salford between the wars, voted liberal.
The great era of railroad mania almost obliterated the old Chapel of Salford.
Yet again, we meet a very meek group, from Salford Univ, who were camping next to us.Advertisement
I have recently filmed Daisy the duck for Salford University disproving the urban myth that a Ducks quack doesn't echo.
And Salford MP and Police Minister Hazel Blears has backed the campaign and promised more resources to beat street thugs.
I have recently filmed Daisy the Duck for Salford University disproving the urban myth that a Ducks Quack does n't echo.
The registration process Salford has a dual application form which serves both motor salvage operators and scrap metal dealers.
Even the street's architecture is inspired by real life, a loose interpretation of the old Archie Street in Salford in the United Kingdom.