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Tyldesley with Shakerley
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TYLDESLEY, a town, and a township-chapelry, in Leigh parish, Lancashire. The town stands on the Manchester and Wigan railway, at the intersection of the line from Kenyon to Bolton, 2½ miles ENE of Leigh; and has a post-office under Manchester, a r. station, several inns, a temperance and education hall, a church of 1825 with tower and spire, four dissenting chapels, national schools, and extensive cotton mills. Pop. in 1861, 3,950. Houses, 815. The chapelry includes Shackerley hamlet, and is called T.-with-Shackerley. Acres, 2,474. Real property, £21,620; of which £5,358 are in mines, and £45 in gasworks. Pop. in 1851, 5,397; in 1861, 6,029. Houses, 1,254. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £180.* Patron, Lord Lilford.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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- Shuttle St, Welsh Baptist
- High Street, Congregational
- St George, Elliott Street, Church of England
- St John, Mosley Common Road, Mosley Common, Church of England
- Primrose St North, Independent Methodist
- The Square, Elliott St, Lady Huntingdons Connexion
- City Rd, New Manchester, Mosley Common, Primitive Methodist
- Elliott Street, Primitive Methodist
- Shuttle St, Primitive Methodist
- Lower Elliott St, Wesleyan Methodist
- Shuttle St, New Jerusalem
- Top Chapel, The Square, Elliott St, Pentecostal
- Milk St, Welsh Presbyterian
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In 1835 Tyldesley with Shakerley was a township in the parish of Leigh.
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