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a residential town in NW England, in Trafford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 40 695 (2001)
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  • altrincham and Over too, once had their mayors, though they have them no longer.

    Cheshire Charles E. Kelsey
  • Towards the close of the first quarter of the present century, the brank was last used at altrincham.

    Bygone Punishments

    William Andrews
  • At altrincham, one Sunday, early in June 1860, my father had engaged to deliver two open-air addresses.

    Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume I (of 2)

    Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson
  • The altrincham Carrot measures about fourteen inches in length, by two inches in diameter.

  • He was somewhat proud, though he went on foot, and on arriving at altrincham, felt he would be all the better for a shave.

    England in the Days of Old

    William Andrews
  • Hamon de Massey gave a charter for a weekly market to the inhabitants of altrincham.

    Cheshire Charles E. Kelsey
  • A telegraphic message received at altrincham gave the headquarters alarming news of constant reverses.

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