St John the Evangelist, Wingates - Church of England
St John the Evangelist,
WINGATES, an ecclesiastical district, formed March 31, 1860, from the civil parishes of Bolton and Deane, in the northern part of this township, comprises also the whole of the township of Lostock. The church of St. John the Evangelist, Wingates, erected in 1859, is a plain stone building, consisting of chancel, nave, south porch and a turret containing one bell : a memorial window has been erected by the late Hartley Charlton esq. to his mother (1870) and one by Joshua Fielden esq. to his brother (1878) : the east window was given by the Pilkington family in memory of a daughter of that house (1867) : the church has 507 sittings. The register dates from the year 1859. The living is a vicarage, net yearly value £290, including 6 acres of glebe, with residence, in the gift of the vicar of Deane, and held since 1888 by the Rev. Samnel Sheppard.
from Slater's Directory, Lancashire 1895.
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