ASHWORTH, a township-chapelry in Middleton parish, Lancashire; on an affluent of the river Roch, 3 miles NE by E of Bury r. station. Post Town, Rochdale. Acres, 1,022. Real property, £2,143. Pop., 233. Houses, 45. The property is all held by one proprietor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £119. Patron, Lord Egerton. The church is good.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"ASHWORTH, a chapelry in the parish of Middleton, and hundred of Salford, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 3 miles to the W. of Rochdale, its post town. A small stream, a branch of the river Roch, runs through it. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Manchester, value £119, in the patronage of Lord Egerton."
In 1835 Ashworth was a township in the parish of Middleton.
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