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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Manchester in north west England.

Events[edit]

Pre 1000[edit]

  • c. 79 – Romans build a wooden fort at Mamucium.[1]
  • 200 – Wooden fort is replaced by a stone one. A little town has grown up by the fort.[2]
  • 407 – Roman army leaves Britain and Roman forts and towns are abandoned.[2]
  • c. 870 – Nico Ditch dug.

1000–1499[edit]

1500s–1600s[edit]

1700s[edit]

1800s[edit]

1900s[edit]

2000s[edit]

Births[edit]

See also[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

Published before 1900
Published in the 1900s
Published in the 2000s
  • Parkinson-Bailey, John J. (2000). Manchester: an architectural history. Manchester University Press. ISBN 9780719056062.
  • Hartwell, Clare (2002). Manchester. Pevsner architectural guides (2nd ed.). New Haven, CT: Yale University Press. ISBN 9780300096668.
  • Kidd, Alan (2006). Manchester: a history (4th ed.). Lancaster: Carnegie Publishing. ISBN 9781859361283.
  • Hylton, Stuart (2003). A History of Manchester. Chichester: Phillimore. ISBN 978-1-86077-240-5.
  • Kidd, Alan; Wyke, Terry, eds. (2016). Manchester: making the modern city. Liverpool University Press. ISBN 9781846318771.