The Pursgloves of Ardwick - [ARDK]


In 1286 the village of Atherdwic was situated on the road from Manchester to Stockport.  The River Medlock defines the division between Manchester and Ardwick.  This was a rural village prior to the industrial revolution.  It is now a residential suburb of Manchester.


1881 Census: 14 Union Street, Ardwick, Manchester, Lancashire  (RG11, 3895, 31, 6, 28)
Elijah Sims, head, married, 57, engine fitter (retired), born Heage, Derbyshire.
Mary Sims, wife, married, 54, , born Normanton, Derbyshire.
Sarah A Pursglove, servant, Unmarried, 15, housemaid, born Ripley, Derbyshire.

 

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