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DENTON

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Originally appearing in Volume V08, Page 54 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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DENTON, an urban district in the Gorton parliamentary division of Lancashire, England, 41 M. N.E. from Stockport, on the London & North-Western railway. Pop. (1901) 14,934. In the township are reservoirs for the water supply of Manchester, with a capacity of 1,86o,000,000 gallons. The manufacture of felt hats is the leading industry. Coal is extensively mined in the district.
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