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SWINTON, a chapelry, with a village, in Eccles parish, Lancashire; near Patricroft r. station, 4½ mile WNW of Manchester. It has a post-office under Manchester. Pop., about 6,000. There are several good residences. Cotton manufacture and brick-making are carried on. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £230.* Patron, the Vicar of Eccles. The church is plain. There are Wesleyan chapels, a national school, and the Manchester industrial schools.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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- Worsley Rd, Congregational
- Trinity, Jane Lane, Congregational
- Holy Rood, Moorside Road , Church of England
- St Peter, Partington Lane, Church of England
- Mount Zion, Moorside Road , Independent Methodist
- Chorley Road, Primitive Methodist
- Manchester Road , Primitive Methodist
- Wardley Lane, Primitive Methodist
- Worsley Rd, United Methodist Free Church
- Manchester Road , Wesleyan Methodist
- St Paul, Station Rd, Wesleyan Methodist
- Bethesda Hall, Worsley Rd,
- Partington Lane, Latter Day Saints
- Moorside Road , Swedenborgian
- Jane Lane, Unitarian
- St Charles, Moorside Road , Roman Catholic
- St Mary, Swinton Hall Rd, Roman Catholic
- St Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Park Street, Roman Catholic
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In 1835 Swinton was a chapelry in the township of Worsley in the parish of Eccles.
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