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BRADFORD, a township and a chapelry in Manchester parish, Lancashire. The township lies adjacent to the Manchester and Sheffield railway, 4 miles E of Manchester; and has a post office under Manchester. Acres, 279. Pop., 3,523. Houses, 707. The chapelry extends into Beswick township; bears the name of Bradford-cum-Beswick; and was constituted very recently. The statistics are not reported. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester, with a parsonage, and in the patronage of the Bishop. The church was built in 1862, at a cost of £6,000; and is in the early English style, and cruciform. There are Wesleyan and Free Methodist chapels, large schools built in 1864, at a cost of £3,000, and a police station.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
- Ebenezer Chapel, Mill St, Independent
- Christ Church, Church St, Church of England
- Christ Church (The Resurrection 1974), Ashton New Road, Church of England
- Church of the Apostles, Ridgway St, Church of England
- St Aidan, Whyatt Street, Church of England
- St Paul, Stuart Street, Church of England
- St Philip, Ridgway St, Church of England
- Mill St, Independent Methodist
- Bradford Road, Methodist Association
- Bradford Rd, Primitive Methodist
- Cobden Street, Primitive Methodist
- Wellington St, Primitive Methodist
- Albert St, United Methodist
- Mill Street, United Methodist Free Church
- Ashton New Rd (corner Queen St), Wesleyan Methodist
- Mill St, Unitarian
- St Brigid, Mill Street, Roman Catholic
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