KERSLEY, or KEARSLEY, a village and a township in Deane parish, Lancashire. The village stands adjacent to the Manchester and Bolton railway, near the Bolton canal, 4 miles SE of Bolton; and is a large place. The township comprises 900 acres. Real property, £28,809; of which £17,655 are in mines. Pop. in 1851, 4,236; in 1861, 5,003. Houses, 994. The increase of pop. arose from mining operations. There are extensive coal mines, and varions manufacturing establishments. A building, to serve as a school and as a temporary place of worship, was erected on Kersley-moor in 1863; and a church was then in contemplation, with the view of forming part or all of the township into a separate chapelry.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
- Ford St, Stoneclough, Congregational
- St Stephen, Manchester Rd, Kearsley Moor, Church of England
- Kearsley Mount, Manchester Road, Wesleyan Methodist
- Ringley Chapel, Market St, Stoneclough, Wesleyan Methodist
- Bolton Rd, New Jerusalem
- St John Fisher, Manchester Road, Roman Catholic
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