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Coat of Arms Bees – The Manchester Ship Canal Company

Coat of Arms Bees – The Manchester Ship Canal Company

The Manchester Ship Canal Company was formed in 1882 with the aim of linking Manchester to the sea via a navigable canal and river route. The idea had been floating around since 1660, but it was the Manchester manufacturer Daniel Adamson who brought together the men...
Coat of Arms Bees – Manchester Metropolitan University

Coat of Arms Bees – Manchester Metropolitan University

Image reproduced with kind permission of The Manchester Metropolitan University Granted to the University in 1991, whilst it was still a Polytechnic, Manchester Metropolitan University’s coat of arms features a number of elements taken from the City of Manchester’s...
The Oddfellows Beehive

The Oddfellows Beehive

While the following is not directly about the Manchester Bee, the use of beehive imagery here in Manchester, dating back before the creation of the Manchester Bee is an area of interest requiring further study, as it could possibly be the original inspiration. As you...