Report problems or contribute information
We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.
Click on map to view parish boundaries in detail.
UNSWORTH, a chapelry, with three hamlets, in Prestwich parish, Lancashire; 2½ miles SSE of Bury r. station. It has a post-office under Bury, and a fair on the last Monday of July. Pop., about 2,000. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £200. Patron, the Rector of Prestwich. The church was rebuilt in 1842. There are three dissenting chapels, and an endowed school with £20 a year.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
The Register Office covering the Unsworth area is Bury.
Description and Travel
You can see pictures of Unsworth which are provided by:
In 1835 Unsworth was a chapelry in the parish of Prestwich.
You can see the administrative areas
in which Unsworth has been placed at times in the past.
Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD817071 (Lat/Lon: 53.560190, -2.277749), Unsworth which are provided by: