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From: "Jo" <>
Subject: Re: [LAN] Rylands Store Manchester
Date: Tue, 9 Jan 2001 22:47:02 -0000
What IS this store? I've just come to the conclusion that one of my
surnames is RYLAND. Anyone out there researching this name?
> As far as I know the Rylands building in Manchester is still standing
> although it does not now house Rylands. The building is located at the
> of Market St on the left/east side between High St and Tib St. If my
> serves me correctly Rylands moved out of trhe building in the 1950s(?) (I
> don't know what happened to them) to make way for Pauldens whose store on
> Stretford Rd near All Saints was burned down. In recent years Debenhams
> have occupied the building, when they arrived there and what happened to
> building during the intervening years I am afraid I do not know.
> Hope this helps
> Best wishes