The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868
"HULME, a township in the parish and borough of Manchester, county Lancaster, 3 miles S.E. of Manchester, of which it is a populous suburb. It is situated on the further side of the river Medlock, which separates it from Manchester. The greater part of the township is now covered with buildings. It contains numerous cotton and other factories, the workhouse for Chorlton Union, and cavalry barracks. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in the manufactures carried on at Manchester. The living of St. George is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester, value £350, in the patronage of the dean and chapter. There are two other churches, one dedicated to the Holy Trinity, and the other to St. Mark, besides chapels belonging to most of the Protestant Dissenters."