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The name Burnage is thought to be a corruption of "Brown Hedge" from the old brown stone walls or "hedges" which were common there in medieval times. In a survey of 1320, the district is referred to as "Bronadge". 
The crest of the Mosley Family, former Lords of the Manor of Withington, was adopted in the 20th century as the badge of Burnage High School. Not to be confused with Moseley or Mosely Mosley is a Family name. The old Withington Town Hall (1881) on Lapwing Lane, West Didsbury, bears a carved Mosley crest above its door. 
During the Middle Ages, Burnage was common pasture and marsh land, shared between the farmers from the manors of Withington and Heaton Norris. Common land (a common) is a piece of land owned by one person but over which other people can exercise certain traditional rights such as allowing their livestock to graze As the local population began to expand, this land was gradually reclaimed for arable land. In Geography, arable land (from Latin arare, to Plough) is an agricultural term meaning land that can be used for In a survey of 1322, the Lord of Manchester was permitted to appropriate more land for arable use, provided that he left enough common pasture land for the "commoners" to graze their animals. 
At the end of the nineteenth century George Bernard Shaw described Burnage as the prettiest village in Manchester. George Bernard Shaw ( (26 July 1856 &ndash 2 November 1950 was an Irish Playwright. In spite of the industrialisation of Manchester, Burnage had an established a cottage industry in hand weaving. This article describes textile weaving For other senses of this word see Weaving (disambiguation. Many of the original weavers' cottages still survive today.
1906 saw plans to build a so-called "garden suburb" in the district. Burnage Garden Village, as it was called, saw the building of many new semi-detached houses as well as open recreational spaces, including lawns, gardens, a bowling green, tennis courts, allotments and a children's playground.
On 28 April 1910, French pilot Louis Paulhan landed his Farman biplane in Barcicroft Fields, Pytha Fold Farm, on the borders of Withington, Burnage and Didsbury. Louis Paulhan (born 1883 Pézenas, died 1963 Saint-Jean-de-Luz) was a French pilot who in 1910 flew " Le Canard " the world's first seaplane Farman Aviation Works was an aeronautic enterprise founded and run by the brothers Henry and Maurice Farman. This completed the first ever powered flight from London to Manchester, with a short over-night stop at Lichfield, (195 miles/298 km), and he won a £10,000 prize offered by the Daily Mail, beating the British contender, Claude Grahame-White. The Daily Mail is a British newspaper currently published in a tabloid format Claude Grahame White (August 21 1879 – August 19, 1959) was an English pioneer of Aviation, and the first to make a night flight during the Daily  Two special trains were chartered to Burnage Station to take spectators to the landing, with other spectators waiting through the previous night. Paulhan was followed throughout by a train carrying his wife, Henri Farman and his supporting mechanics. Henri Farman (born Henry Farman ( May 26, 1874 - July 18, 1958) was a French Aviator and Aircraft designer and manufacturer Today, a blue plaque recording Paulhan's achievement is displayed on a house in Paulhan Road, which forms part of the site where he landed.
The 1920s saw the construction of Kingsway (the A34) and the building of the Kingsway Housing Estate and building has continued apace since then - only parts of Burnage Lane still survive as original weavers' cottages.
Mauldeth Hall in Green End was the dwelling of the Bishop of Manchester for more than 20 years, before his move to Higher Broughton. The Bishop of Manchester is the Ordinary of the Church of England Diocese of
Burnage is a mainly residential area, mostly semi-detached houses built in the 1930s and 1940s. Semi-Detached (1998 was Therapy? 's last album for A&M Records.
The area is served by two railway stations, Burnage and Mauldeth Road on the Styal Line. Burnage railway station is a suburban railway station on the Styal Line, opened between Longsight (Slade Lane Junction and Wilmslow in 1909 Mauldeth Road railway station is a suburban railway station in Manchester, England. History In early 1900s the line between Manchester Piccadilly and Stockport became unable to cope with the increasing traffic
Burnage was a township in the ancient parish of Manchester in the Salford Hundred of Lancashire (historic boundaries). In England, township (latin - vill) usually means a village or hamlet Manchester was an ancient parish in the Hundred of Salford in Lancashire, England. The hundred of Salford was an ancient division of the historic county of Lancashire, in Northern England. Lancashire is a non-metropolitan county of historic origin in the North West of England, bounded to the west by the Irish Sea The historic counties of England are ancient subdivisions of England. In the early 13th century it lay within the Manor of Withington, a feudal estate which also encompassed the townships of Withington, Didsbury, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Moss Side, Rusholme, Denton and Haughton, ruled by the Hathersage, Longford, Mosley and Tatton families. This article is about the medieval system "Manors" redirects here Withington is a suburban area of the City of Manchester, in North West England. Didsbury (ˈdɪdzbəri is a suburban area of the City of Manchester, in Greater Manchester, England Chorlton-cum-Hardy is a suburban area of the City of Manchester, North West England, known locally as Chorlton. Moss Side is a residential suburb district and electoral ward of Manchester in North West England situated two miles Rusholme is a part of Manchester, in North West England, about two miles south of Manchester city centre. Denton is a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Tameside, Greater Manchester, England. Haughton Green is a large village in Tameside, Greater Manchester, England. Burnage remained under the manor of Withington for several centuries. 
Burnage was in Chorlton-cum-Hardy Poor Law Union from 1837 to 1915, and in Manchester Poor Law Union from 1915 to 1930. Chorlton-cum-Hardy is a suburban area of the City of Manchester, North West England, known locally as Chorlton. A Poor Law Union was a unit used for local government in the United Kingdom from the 19th century In 1876 it was included in the area of Withington Local Board of Health. Withington is a suburban area of the City of Manchester, in North West England. Under the Divided Parishes Act 1882 there was an exchange of areas with Withington township and part of Didsbury township was added to Burnage township. In 1894 it became part of Withington Urban District in the administrative county of Lancashire. Administrative counties were a level of subnational division of England used for the purposes of local government from 1889 to 1974 
In 1904 it became part of the City of Manchester, which later in 1974 was amalgamated into the metropolitan county of Greater Manchester. The metropolitan counties are a type of county-level Administrative division of England. Greater Manchester is a Metropolitan county in North West England, with a population of 2
The city councillors for the ward are John Cameron, Iain Donaldson and Rodney Isherwood (all Liberal Democrat). Iain Donaldson (born 13 June[[ 964]] is a Liberal Democrat politician in Manchester. The Liberal Democrats, often shortened to Lib Dems, are a liberal Political party in the United Kingdom, formed in 1988 by merging the Cameron was elected in 2003 and Isherwood was elected in 2004.
Burnage is one of seven Manchester City Council wards in the parliamentary constituency of Manchester Withington, represented by John Leech MP (Liberal Democrat). Manchester City Council is the local authority for the City of Manchester in Greater Manchester, England Manchester Withington is a parliamentary constituency in the city of Manchester. John Leech (born 11 April 1971, Wakefield, Yorkshire) is a British Politician and the Liberal Democrat
The district is probably best known as the childhood home of Liam and Noel Gallagher, of the British rock band Oasis, who attended St. William John Paul "Liam" Gallagher (born September 21, 1972 in Burnage, Manchester) is the lead singer of the British rock band Noel Thomas David Gallagher (born 29 May 1967 in Manchester, England is the lead guitarist backing vocalist and occasional lead vocalist of British rock band Oasis Oasis are an English rock band that formed in Manchester in 1991 Bernard's Junior school and Barlow School.
Burnage was the one-time home of the actor John Thaw, best known for his TV roles in The Sweeney and Inspector Morse. John Edward Thaw CBE ( 3 January, 1942 &ndash 21 February, 2002) was an English Actor, who made his début The Sweeney was a British Television Police drama focusing on two members of the Flying Squad, an elite branch of the Metropolitan Detective Chief Inspector Endeavour Morse is a Fictional character in a series of thirteen Detective novels by British Author Colin
The actor and musician Max Beesley, and the scholar of Islam Martin Lings are also from the area. Maxton Gig Beesley Jr (born 15 January, 1971) is an English Actor and Musician, whose stage name is Max Beesley. Martin Lings (Abu Bakr Siraj Ad-Din ( January 24, 1909 – May 12, 2005) was a Sufi and a student and follower of Frithjof Schuon[http
Actor David Threlfall, best known as Frank Gallagher in Channel 4's comedy drama Shameless grew up in Burnage. David Threlfall (born 12 October 1953, Manchester) is an English Actor and director best known for his role as Frank Shameless is a BAFTA award-winning British Comedy drama Television series set in the fictional Chatsworth Estate (the choice
The writer Frances Hodgson Burnett, who wrote Little Lord Fauntleroy, spent most of her early childhood in Burnage. Frances Hodgson Burnett, ( November 24, 1849 - October 29, 1924) was an English – American Playwright and Fauntleroy redirects here For other uses see Fauntleroy (disambiguation.
Alumni of Burnage High School include Roger Byrne, captain of the Manchester United " Busby Babes " and England international who was one of the victims of the 1958 Munich air disaster; Wes Brown, current Manchester United and England player; Ian Wilson, guitarist and member of 70s rock band Sad Cafe