COPPULL, a township and a chapelry in Standish parish, Lancashire. The township lies on the Wigan and Preston railway, 6 miles N by W of Wigan; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Chorley. Acres, 2,279. Real property, £6,152; of which £1,950 are in mines. Pop., 1,230. Houses, 218. The chapelry was constituted in 1842; and was at first more extensive than the township, with a pop. of upwards of 2,000; but is now conterminate with the township. The property is much subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the dio. of Manchester. Value, £120. Patron, the Rector of Standish. The church was rebuilt in 1861. There is a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, and charities £44.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
- 'Coppull Memories' (now out of print) by Keith Lees & Geoff Bellis. This is A Countryside Publication ISBN 0 86157 203 3. It is a photographic collection. The co-author Geoff Bellis holds the full collection (in ring binders) from which these were chosen. He lends them to local people, inviting them to add names that are missing.
- Chapel Lane, Church of England
- St John the Divine, Hewlett Street, Church of England
- Preston Rd, Methodist
- Chapel Lane, Wesleyan Methodist
- Spendmore Lane, Wesleyan Methodist
- St Oswald, Tansley Ave, Roman Catholic
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