EDGEWORTH, a township and a sub-district in Bolton parish, Lancashire. The township lies near the Bolton and Blackburn railway, 7½ miles NNW of Bolton. Acres, 2,480. Real property, £4,378; of which £465 are in quarries. Pop., 1,350. Houses, 273. There are a cotton-mill, a school-church, Independent chapels of 1822 and 1867, and a Wesleyan chapel of 1863. The sub-district includes two other townships. Acres, 4,430. Pop., 2,025. Houses, 406.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
- Horrocks Rd, Independent
- St James, Blackburn Rd, Church of England
- Bolton Rd, Wesleyan Methodist
- St Aldhelm, Thomason Fold, Roman Catholic
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The village now lies within the boundaries of North Turton Parish Council along with the villages of Belmont, Chapeltown, Entwistle and Quarlton. North Turton is part of Blackburn with Darwen Borough.Edgworth in the 19th century. maps of Edgworth and places within its boundaries.
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