Place:Dukinfield, Cheshire, England

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NameDukinfield
Alt namesDuckenfieldsource: Family History Library Catalog
Duckinfield Hallsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeTown, Borough
Coordinates53.483°N 2.083°W
Located inCheshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inGreater Manchester, England     (1974 - )
See alsoTameside (metropolitan borough), Greater Manchester, Englandmetropolitan borough in which it has been located since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Dukinfield is, since 1974, a town in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England, on the south bank of the River Tame, opposite Ashton-under-Lyne and 6.3 miles (10.1 km) east of Manchester. In 2001, it had a population of 18,885.

Prior to 1974 Dukinfield was a municipal borough in the county of Cheshire. The town developed as a result of the Industrial Revolution when it became the site of coal mining and cotton manufacturing.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Dukinfield.

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