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an industrial town in NW England, in Trafford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop: 42 103 (2001)
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  • Of the three, the strongest, of course, was that upon stretford.

  • stretford is the place where the Roman 'street' crossed the Mersey.

    Cheshire Charles E. Kelsey
  • In a few minutes the whole distance had been run, and I heard the cry, "Out here for stretford!"

    Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
  • Hoo lives by the hee-gate, as yo gwon to stretford,—hoo does.

    Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
  • stretford is nearly all in one street, by the side of the highway going into Cheshire.

    Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
  • stretford is an agricultural village, but there is a kind of manufacture which it excels in.

    Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
  • stretford is the nearest point on the line, and I took my ticket to that village.

    Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
  • While this was in progress, another and more important attack was being made on stretford.

  • The village folks call it the "stretford Goose;" and it is not a bad substitute for that pleasant bird, as I found.

    Lancashire Sketches Edwin Waugh
  • stretford way, there is nothing worth mention till we reach Dunham.

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