53.44257 - 2.272546Koordinaten: 53 ° 27 ' N, 2 ° 16' W

Chorlton- cum- Hardy is a district of the city of Manchester in England. Colloquially speaking only of Chorlton. The district may not be with Chorlton -on- Medlock, another district of Manchester, confused.

Chorlton -cum-Hardy was to the Middle Ages sparsely populated as the area was very swampy. Only then began to grow with the draining of the country's population. In the 19th century it was popular because of its rural character in the upper middle of Manchester. The name part "cum -Hardy " was an accessory that will distinguish the place since that time, of Chorlton -on- Medlock.

Chorlton -cum-Hardy was a place on the southern border of Lancashire to Cheshire. 1904, the site became part of the city of Manchester.

The train station of Chorlton -cum-Hardy was opened on 1 January 1880 and was closed on January 2, 1967 by the measure called as the Beeching Axe. The singing duo Flanders and Swann mentioned the train station in her song Slow Train in which they lament the closure of many stations. The station was put into operation on 7 July 2011 as the Manchester Metrolink station again for public transport.

The known as Bee Gees Gibb brothers lived with her family before emigrating to Australia in 1958 for 8 years in Chorlton -cum-Hardy (51 Keppel Road).

Sons and daughters of the town

Pictures of Chorlton-cum-Hardy