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Bacup, mun. bor., Rochdale and Whalley pars., Lancashire, 19¼ miles N. of Manchester by rail, 6400 ac., pop. 25,034; 1 Bank, 2 newspapers. Market, daily. The staple industries are cotton spinning and power-room weaving. In the neighbourhood are numerous coal-pits and vast stonequarries. Bacup was incorporated in 1882.
John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)
St James' Square,
Tel: 01706 873324
- Irwell Terrace, Baptist
- Trinity, Market Street, Baptist
- Ebenezer, Burnley Road, Weir, Particular Baptist
- Ebenezer, Lanehead Lane, Particular Baptist
- Providence, South St, Particular Baptist
- South St, Congregational
- Christ Church, Todmorden Rd, Church of England
- Holy Trinity, Newchurch Road, Stacksteads, Tunstead, Church of England
- St John the Evangelist, Burnley Road, Church of England
- St Saviour, New Line, Church of England
- Todmorden Rd, Primitive Methodist
- Burnley Road, United Methodist Free Church
- Beulah, Rochdale Road, Brittania, United Methodist Free Church
- Heald Lane, Weir, Wesleyan Methodist
- Mount Pleasant, Wesleyan Methodist
- Newchurch Road, Stacksteads, Tunstead, Wesleyan Methodist
- Rochdale Road, Britannia, Wesleyan Methodist
- Todmorden Rd, Sharneyford, Wesleyan Methodist
- Wesley Place, Wesleyan Methodist
- Thorn, Alma St, Wesleyan Methodist
- South St, Spiritualist
- St Mary, Dale Street, Roman Catholic
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