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History of Wardley Hall, Lancashire

Henry Vaughan Hart-Davis

History of Wardley Hall, Lancashire

and it"s owners in bygone days

by Henry Vaughan Hart-Davis

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Published by Sherratt & Hughes in Manchester .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Henry Vaughan Hart-Davis... in collaboration with Strachan Holme ; with photographs of drawings by Henry Vaughan Hart-Davis and other illustrations.
ContributionsHolme, Strachan.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20890703M

Wardley Hall was built by one of the Tyldesleys in the days of the Tudors. It is a half timbered manor house with a surrounding moat. In the middle of the 's it became the property of the Downes family and is now the residence of the Roman Catholic Archbishop of Salford. The Ainsworths were a family of bleachers who moved into the Halliwell district of Bolton in and leased surrounding estate lands from Captain Roger Dewhurst. Later they purchased other lands in Halliwell and in bought Smithills Hall for £26,


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Wardley Hall is the residence of the Roman Catholic bishop of Salford. Adjacent to it is St Mary's Catholic Cemetery. Wardley Industrial Estate lies between the A6 (Manchester Road) and the A East Lancashire Road.

Wardley means "clearing by a fort", from Old English weard "ward, protection" and leāh "clearing, wood".Metropolitan borough: Salford.

Worsley (/ ˈ w ɔːr z l i /) is an affluent suburban area in the metropolitan borough of Salford, Greater Manchester, England, which in had a population of 10, It lies along Worsley Brook, miles ( km) west of M60 motorway bisects the area.

Historically part of Lancashire, there is evidence of Roman and Anglo-Saxon activity, including two Roman y: England. A History of Wardley Hall work on the history of Wardley Hall, Lancashire. Featuring a total of 21 illustrations, including a photogravure frontispiece of The Gate House, protected by its original tissueguard.

With a letter from the author to Sir John Brunner, M.P., datedtipped to front pastedown. Cockerham Village, in Lancashire UK. She married Roger Downes, who settled at Wardley Hall, about seven miles west f Manchester, at the beginning of the Civil War in the 17 th century, and who was vice-Chamberlain of Chester to William, Earl of Derby, etc.

Their grandson (Roger Downes)- a courtier in the time of Charles had his head. Other branches of the family existed at Butley and History of Wardley Hall in Cheshire, and at Wardley and Chorley in Lancashire. Worth Hall, near Macclesfield, originally the home of the Downes family of Worth, is now Davenport Golf Club.

There is also documentary evidence of a branch of the Downes Family at Nantwich from to the early 19th century. Re: The Screaming Skull of Wardley Hall Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 by John Roby () THE SKULL HOUSE.

"That skull had a tongue in’t that could sing once." —Hamlet. Wardley Hall, in the manor of Worsley, is an ancient building about seven miles west from Manchester. It was an old seat of the Downes family, and afterwards of Lord. Here are five of the most chilling places to visit in Manchester.

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of 'Old Halls in Lancashire and Cheshire, including notes on the ancient domestic architecture of Heritage designation: Grade I listed building. The Scholes lived in Blakeley Hall and farmed the land until the lease expired on the death of Robert in Around a schoolmaster named Nicolson rented a large room in Blackley Hall from the Scholes family and kept a school for pupils.

Nicholson was the first person to report seeing a 'boggart' (ghost) in the Hall. Wardley Hall, the early medieval manor house in the Wardley area of Worsley, is one of the few buildings in the north west to have had a mention in the Domesday Book.

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Lancashire Vol.4 (pages). and heiress of Jordan de Workesley, it passed to the Tyldesleys; and, prior to the herald's visitation ofbecame the residence of the elder branch of the family; a younger branch being settled at Morley Hall in Astley, which had come to the family by the marriage of Edmund, second son of Thurstan Tyldesley, of Tyldesley and Wardley, with Anne, daughter and sole heiress of Thomas.

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(Limited). 65 Ince Moss, Ince, Wigan, Crompton and Shawcross. He was himself professed in and ordained, Sent to England, he laboured in South Lancashire with apostolic zeal and fervour. He resided chiefly at Wardley Hall, the seat of the Downe family, near Manchester, and at Morley's Hall, a mansion of the Tyldesleys, in the parish of Leigh, some seven miles from Manchester.

My wife, Daughter and I visited Smithills Hall after failing to visit Turton Tower (closed when web-site stated it was open) Smithills was welcoming and very interesting. The Hall has a fascinating history from medieval times to present day. The Hall has been owned by the local /5(71). The company held shares in both Bridgewater Collieries Ltd and Bridgewater Wharves Ltd but initially was run as a subsidiary to the colliery company.

In order to cost the repayment of debenture stock, the company made several sales - including the Cock Hotel, Worsley in and, inWardley Hall and the Bridgewater Hotel, Worsley.

Wardley Hall, a medieval Manor House in Salford contains the skull of St. Ambrose, a Catholic martyr who was hung drawn and quartered in The house is the official residence of the Bishop of Salford.

Cyril Washbrook CBE (professional cricketer) was born Barrow near Clitheroe in He played for Lancashire and England as a right-handed. The hall, which is mentioned in the Domesday Book, is the official residents of the Roman Catholic Bishops of Salford.

But the hall is nicknamed Skull House, after a tale of a skull that resisted.The enormous amount of material, printed and in manuscript, which is available for a History of Lancashire, makes the writing of a popular work on that subject by no means an easy task; indeed, when first mentioned to me, I thought it was almost impossible, by any process of selection, to produce within the compass of an ordinary octavo volume such a book as would be a popular history, and yet.The alternative origin story of the Wardley Hall skull, is that is belongs to one Father Ambrose Barlow, a Catholic Martyr – and this is the view of the Catholic Church.

Wardley Hall is now the home to the Catholic Bishop of Salford.