Manchester, England

City in northwest England, located on River Irwell. Noted for manufacture of cotton, linen, and silk goods. Population in 1831 about 187,000. Some early church publications for British Saints, including a hymnal and Latter-day Saints' Millennial Star, published in city. Location of several general conferences during Twelve Apostles' mission to England, 1840.

Retrieved with permission from The Joseph Smith Papers.