1) Goods made originally in Manchester.

1596 No stranger or forrener shall ... sell any lynnen cloth, seckecloth, Manchester wayres, knitt stockings, Beverley

1663 2 peces lon. inkell & 4 manchester, 1s 8d, Selby. An Act in 1552 for the true making of woollen cloth referred to cottons called Manchester, and to Manchester rugs otherwise named Manchester frizes, with regulations relating to their measurements.

spellings Manchester ware
places Selby Beverley
dates 1552 1596 1663

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