Red plaque № 790 in Manchester

Fenian Ambush (September 1867) Site of the rescue of two Fenian prisoners. Following the shooting of a policeman three of the rescuers were executed at the last public hanging in the Manchester area (November 1867).
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  • Location: Hyde Road, Railway Bridge
  • Metropolitan District: Manchester City Council
  • Metropolitan District Ward: Ardwick
  • UK Parliament Constituency: Manchester Central
  • Region: North West
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