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Holy Trinity Church of England, Bolton le Sands
The church has a graveyard.
It was founded before 1094 and was originally dedicated to St. Michael.
The church of the Holy Trinity is a building of stone in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave, north aisle, south porch, vestry and an embattled western tower containing a clock and 3 bells: the oldest portion of the present church is the tower, supposed to have been built about 1500: the nave and chancel were rebuilt in 1813, and the chancel again rebuilt in 1846, at the cost of John Holder esq. of Liverpool, who also erected the stained east window as a memorial to his wife, d.1845: the north transept, built by faculty in 1828, was removed in 1880, when the church was again restored and reseated, at a cost of about £2,000: there is a brass to Thomas Cole, of The Cote, ob. 1690; and memorial windows to the Rev. Robert Gibson M.A. 50 years vicar. d. 1874, and others. The register dates from the year 1653. The living is a discharged vicarage, net yearly value £122, average tithe rent-charge £148, with 72 acres of glebe. in the gift of the Bishop of Manchester, and held since 1890 by the Rev. St. Vincent Beechy, jun. M.A. of Caius College Cambridge, hon. canon of Manchester, and surrogate.
from Slater's Directory, Lancashire 1895
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The church is located at OS grid reference SD4832567721 (Lat/Lon 54.102775,-2.791780). You can see this on maps provided by: