The GettyResearch Institute
Research Home Tools Thesaurus of Geographic Names Full Record Display
Thesaurus of Geographic Names Full Record Display
New Search Previous Page Help

Vernacular Display | English Display

Click the icon to view the hierarchy.


ID: 7013989
 

Record Type: administrative
Hierarchy of Manchester (inhabited place)  Manchester (inhabited place)

Coordinates:
Lat: 42 59 00 N  degrees minutes   Lat: 42.9833  decimal degrees
Long: 071 27 00 W  degrees minutes   Long: -71.4500  decimal degrees

Note: Located along Amoskeag Falls of Merrimack River in S central New Hampshire; state's largest city; canal gave navigational operation to Boston; until 1930s economy dependent on cotton mills, eventually replaced by industrialization.

Names:
Manchester (preferred,C,V)  ............ was renamed in 1810 by Samuel Bloget, who had seen barge canals in Mancester, England & constructed site's canal
Old Harry's Town (H,V)
Tyngstown (H,V)  ............ when it was granted to Captain Tyng's men by Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1735
Derryfield (H,V)  ............ incorporated surrounding area in 1751

Hierarchical Position:
Hierarchy of World (facet)    World (facet)
Hierarchy of North and Central America (continent)  ....  North and Central America (continent) (P)
Hierarchy of United States (nation)  ........  United States (nation) (P)
Hierarchy of New Hampshire (state)  ............  New Hampshire (state) (P)
Hierarchy of Hillsborough (county)  ................  Hillsborough (county) (P)
Hierarchy of Manchester (inhabited place)  ....................  Manchester (inhabited place) (P)

Place Types:
inhabited place (preferred, C)  ............  settled in 1722
city (C)  ............  incorporated in 1846
industrial center (C)
manufacturing center (C)  ............  produces textiles, rubber & leather goods, automobile accessories & electrical equipment
agricultural center (C)  ............  originally noted for fisheries, today known for dairy products
educational center (C)  ............  houses Saint Anselm College, New Hampshire College & Notre Dame College
cultural center (C)  ............  includes Manchester Institute of Arts & Sciences, Currier Gallery of Arts & Manchester Historic Association Museum & Library

Sources and Contributors:
Derryfield..........  [VP]
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 760
Manchester..........  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP Preferred]
.......................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 561
.......................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
.......................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 760
.......................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS33004186
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
.......................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 721
Old Harry's Town..........  [VP]
.............................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 760
Tyngstown..........  [VP]
....................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 760
Subject: .....  [BHA, GRLPSC, VP]
..................  Canby, Historic Places (1984) II, 561
..................  Columbia Lippincott Gazetteer (1961)
..................  Encyclopaedia Britannica (1988) VII, 760
..................  USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS33004186
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1984)
..................  Webster's Geographical Dictionary (1988) 721
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]

 

New Search

Back to Top

Printer Friendly Version

The J. Paul Getty Trust
The J. Paul Getty Trust