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By Steven Dickens

The industry city of Altrincham, traditionally part of Cheshire yet now a part of the metropolitan borough of Trafford, has a wealthy background. The identify Altrincham is derived from outdated English, that means the domicile of Aldhere’s humans. The Roman highway to Chester ran via Altrincham, yet there's no facts that the Romans ever settled available in the market city. Altrincham’s marketplace was once created by means of constitution in 1290 and in medieval occasions a courtroom leet was once proven. the city finally turned a borough in 1886, with an elected council.

Hamon de Massey was once given land within the region by means of William the Conqueror and the de Masseys remained influential till the male line died out within the 15th century. From the de Masseys the property handed to Robert del Boothe of Barton upon Irwell and in 1627 the Earls of Stamford turned Lords of the Manor, rebuilding Dunham Massey corridor, which they left in 1855, returning to Altrincham 1906. The property was once bequeathed to the nationwide belief in 1976. subscribe to neighborhood historian Steven Dickens as he appears to be like at this historical past and exhibits, via a stunning choice of images, how this captivating marketplace city has altered over time.

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