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ANDERTON, a township in Standish parish, Lancashire; under Rivington Pike, near the Bolton railway and the Manchester and Leeds canal, 3¼ miles SE of Chorley. Acres, 1,175. Real property, £2,241. Pop., 243. Houses, 47.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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