[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]
[Image: Fragment of the Gough Map]

Linguistic Geographies: The Gough Map of Great Britain

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Full record: Manchester

County Lancashire
Transcript manch...
Icon description single building
  • building
Description faded
  • faded
Etymology Mamucium, a Celtic place-name of uncertain meaning + OE ceaster, 'Roman settlement'
Earlier editors ma... (OS 1935); manches... (Parsons)
Early Maps ma(n)chest(er) (Angliae Figura)
Overwritten no
Attested spelling Manchestre 1330 LI