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ADLINGTON, a township and a chapelry in Standish parish, Lancashire. The township lies on the Bolton and Preston railway, near the Leeds and Liverpool canal, 3½ miles SE of Chorley; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Chorley. Cotton manufacture is carried on; and coal mines were formerly worked, but are exhausted. Acres, 1,062. Real property, £4,324. Pop., 1,975. Houses, 369. The chapelry was constituted in 1842, and is more extensive than the township. Pop., 3,331. Houses, 630. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £150.* Patron, the Rector of Standish. The church was built in 1838, and is in the Norman style. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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- Railway Road, Congregational
- Christ Church, Church St, Church of England
- St Paul, Railway Road, Church of England
- St Philip's Protestant Mission, Mayfield Ave formerly Golborne St, Church of England
- Railway Road, Methodist
- Bethesda, Park Rd, Primitive Methodist
- Market St, Wesleyan Methodist
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