Oldham

Oldham, on the Medlock, 7 m. NE. of Manchester, is the largest of the cotton manufacturing towns round that centre; it has 300 cotton mills, and manufactures besides silks, velvets, hats, and machinery; there is a lyceum, and a school of science and art.

Population (circa 1900) given as 184,000.

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

Oldenburg * Oldys, William
Old Bailey
Old Catholics
Old Man of the Mountain
Old Man of the Sea
Old Mortality
Old Noll
Oldbuck, Jonathan
Oldbury
Oldcastle, Sir John
Oldenburg
Oldham
Oldys, William
Oléron
Olga, St.
Olifaunt, Nigel
Oliphant, Laurence
Oliphant, Mrs. Margaret
Olivarez, Count d'
Oliver
Olives, Mount of
Ollivier, Émile

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Oldham, Hugh
Oldham, John
Sackville, Thomas
Thompson, Edward