ENTWISTLE, a township in Bolton-le-Moors parish, Lancashire; on the Bolton and Blackburn railway, 6½ miles N of Bolton. It has a station on the railway. Acres, 1,450. Real property, £2,429; of which £349 are in mines, and £200 in quarries. Pop., 422. Houses, 82.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland
"ENTWISTLE, a township in the parish of Bolton le Moors, hundred of Salford, county Lancaster, 6 miles N. of Bolton. It is a station on the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway. Calico printing is carried on, and there are several collieries in operation."