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ABRAM, a chapelry in Wigan parish, Lancashire on the Wigan and Newton railway, and Wigan and Leigh canal, 3½ miles SSE of Wigan. Acres, 1,965. Real property, £8,925,-of which £4,125 are in mines. Pop., 911. Houses, 173. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage. Value, £120. Patron, the Rector of Wigan. The church was built in 1843. There are an endowed school, and charities £36.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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- Church of the Good Shepherd, Lily Lane , Bamfurlong, Church of England
- SS James and Elizabeth, Bickershaw Lane, Bickershaw, Church of England
- St John the Evangelist, Warrington Rd, Church of England
- Lily Lane , Bamfurlong, Methodist
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