BURNAGE, a township in Manchester parish, Lancashire; on the river Mersey, adjacent to the Manchester and Sheffield railway, 4 miles S of Manchester. Acres, 658. Real property, £3,741. Pop., 624. Houses, 120.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
"BURNAGE, a township in the parish of Manchester, in the hundred of Salford, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 4 miles to the S. of Manchester. It is situated near the London and North-Western railway, and contains some pleasant residences."