Thurstan Tyldesley (by 1495 – 1554), of Tyldesley and Wardley Hall, near Worsley, Lancashire, was an English politician.
He was a Member (MP) of the Parliament of England for Lancashire in 1547.
Fiona Jane Hall MBE is a British politician who was a Member of the European Parliament (MEP) for North East England. She served as leader of the Liberal Democrats in the European Parliament from 2009 to 2014. She was elected to the European Parliament in 2004, and re-elected in 2009, coming in third behind Labour and Conservative candidates with 17% of the vote, the highest of any UK Liberal Democrat candidate.
Worsley is a town in the City of Salford in Greater Manchester, England, which in 2014 had a population of 10,090. It lies along Worsley Brook, 5.75 miles (9.25 km) west of Manchester. The M60 motorway bisects the area.
Boothstown is a Suburban village in Greater Manchester, England. It lies within the metropolitan borough of the City of Salford in the Boothstown and Ellenbrook ward, which had a population at the 2011 Census of 9,599. The village is in the west of the City of Salford, bordered to the north by the East Lancashire Road A580 and to the south by the Bridgewater Canal. Historically, it was a hamlet partly in Worsley township in the parish of Eccles, and partly in Tyldesley in the parish of Leigh.
Swinton is a town within the City of Salford in Greater Manchester, England, southwest of the River Irwell, 3.4 miles (5.5 km) northwest of Salford and 4.2 miles (6.8 km) northwest of Manchester, adjoining the towns of Pendlebury and Clifton. In 2014, it had a population of 22,931.
John Thomas Tyldesley was an English cricketer who played first-class cricket for Lancashire and Test cricket for England. He was a specialist professional batsman, usually third in the batting order, who rarely bowled and generally fielded in outfield positions.
George Ernest Tyldesley was an English cricketer. The younger brother of Johnny Tyldesley and the leading batsman for Lancashire. He remains Lancashire's most prolific run-getter of all time. Tyldesley went on the 1928/29 Ashes Tour, where he played in one test, and played only four times in a home Ashes Test, but in 1921 he did very well in the last two games, scoring 78 at Old Trafford.
Astley is a village in the Metropolitan Borough of Wigan, in Greater Manchester, England. Historically in Lancashire, it is crossed by the Bridgewater Canal and the A580 East Lancashire Road. Continuous with Tyldesley, it is equidistant from Wigan and Manchester, both 8.3 miles (13.4 km) away. The Astley Mosley Common ward had a population of 11,270 at the 2011 Census.
Wardley is a suburban area of the City of Salford, in Greater Manchester, England. It borders Linnyshaw, Walkden and Swinton.
Tyldesley is a town in Greater Manchester, England
Linnyshaw is an area of Walkden, a town in the City of Salford district of Greater Manchester, England. Historically within Lancashire, it lies to the east of Walkden, immediately south of junction 2 of the M61 motorway. The area is predominantly moss and there is a very small population. Linnyshaw lies entirely within the Walkden North council ward and within the Worsley parliamentary constituency. It is bordered by Kearsley to the north and Wardley to the east.
Wardley Hall is an early medieval manor house and a Grade I listed building in the Wardley area of Worsley, Salford, in Greater Manchester. . There has been a moat on the site since at least 1292. The current hall dates from around 1500 but was extensively rebuilt in the 19th and 20th centuries. The 1894 restoration was carried out by John Douglas. The building is timber framed with a slate roof.
Worsley railway station was opened in 1864 to serve the town of Worsley in Greater Manchester. The Tyldesley Loopline closed in 1969 as a result of the Beeching Axe.
Worsley Wardley Grammar School was a secondary school in Wardley, Greater Manchster serving Walkden, Worsley, Swinton, Pendlebury, Wardley and Clifton.
Tyldesley railway station is a closed railway station in Lancashire. It was situated within the historic county of Lancashire.
The Tyldesley Loopline was part of the London and North Western Railway's Manchester and Wigan Railway line from Eccles to the junction west of Tyldesley station and its continuance south west via Bedford Leigh to Kenyon Junction on the Liverpool and Manchester Railway. The line opened on 1 September 1864 with stations at Worsley, Ellenbrook, Tyldesley, Leigh and Pennington before joining the Liverpool and Manchester Railway at Kenyon Junction.
Roe Green is a suburban area of Worsley, in the City of Salford, Greater Manchester, England. Historically in Lancashire, it was anciently a hamlet built around what is now the village green. It is the largest of the City of Salford's conservation areas, selected because of its village green, an unusual feature in the region. Roe Green is adjacent to junction 13 of the M60 motorway.
The Astley and Tyldesley Collieries Company formed in 1900 owned coal mines on the Lancashire Coalfield south of the railway in Astley and Tyldesley, then in the historic county of Lancashire, England. The company became part of Manchester Collieries in 1929 and some of its collieries were nationalised in 1947.
Bridgewater Collieries originated from the coal mines on the Manchester Coalfield in Worsley in the historic county of Lancashire owned by Francis Egerton, 3rd Duke of Bridgewater in the second half of the 18th century. After the Duke's death in 1803 his estate was managed by the Bridgewater Trustees until the 3rd Earl of Ellesmere inherited the estates in 1903. Bridgewater Collieries was formed in 1921 by the 4th Earl. The company merged with other prominent mining companies to form Manchester Collieries in 1929.
Morleys Hall, a moated hall converted to two houses, is situated at grid referenceon Morleys Lane, on the edge of Astley Moss in Astley, Greater Manchester, England. It was largely rebuilt in the 19th century on the site of a medieval timber house. The hall is a Grade II* listed building and the moat a scheduled ancient monument. Morleys is a private residence.
Sir John Holcroft was a soldier, politician, and landowner of the Tudor period. He was returned twice as a member of the English parliament for Lancashire.
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