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ALKRINGTON, a township in Prestwick-cum-Oldham parish, Lancashire; 1 mile W of Middleton Junction r. station, and 4½. N by E of Manchester. Acres, 788. Real property, £1,957. Pop., 423. Houses, 77. The inhabitants are employed chiefly in the neighbouring cotton factories. Alkrington Hall is the seat of the Lever family, and is noted for Sir Aston Lever's collecting a museum at it, which was sold in London.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
Local studies information is held at Middleton
- St Michael, Townley St, Tonge cum Alkrington, Church of England
The Register Office covering the Alkrington area is Oldham
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