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Barlow Moor, Manchester

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Barlow Moor, Manchester

Barlow Moor was in early times an area of waste between Didsbury and Chorlton-cum-Hardy and was named after Barlow. Barlow Moor Road runs through the area and connects to Wilmslow Road at the southern end and Manchester Road at the northern end. Southern Cemetery and Chorlton Park are landmarks on the route. Immediately adjacent to the northwest corner of the cemetery, also on Barlow Moor Road, is the Manchester Crematorium which opened in 1892, the second in the United Kingdom.
Administrative CountyManchester
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSJ8292
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityGreater Manchester

Other names by which Barlow Moor, Manchester has been known in the past

Barlow Moor Emmanuel ~ Emmanuel Barlow Moor

Barlow Moor, Manchester in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Barlow Moor, Emmanuel, eccl. dist., in par. of Manchester, Lancashire, pop. 3077.

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