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BAMBERBRIDGE, a village and a chapelry in Blackburn parish, Lancashire The village stands adjacent to the East Lancashire railway, 3 miles SE by S of Preston; and has a post office under Preston, and a r. station. The chapelry was constituted in 1832. Rated property, £6,231. Pop., 2,182. Houses, 408. There are two large cotton factories. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £150.* Patron, the Vicar of Blackburn. The church was built in 1836. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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- St Aidan, Station Road, Church of England
- St Saviour, Church Road, Church of England
- Station Road, Wesleyan Methodist
- Kingdom Hall, Clayton Street , Jehovah's Witness
- Chorley Road , Pentecostal
- St Mary, Brownedge Lane, Roman Catholic
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