URMSTON, a township, with a village, in Flixton parish, Lancashire; on the river Mersey, 5½ miles WSW of Manchester. Acres, 974. Real property, £4,511. Pop., 748. Houses, 158. The manor belongs to G. J. N. Ridehalgh, Esq. There is a Wesleyan chapel. John Collier, or "Tim Bobbin," was a native.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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|Flixton Rd, Urmston, Congregational|
|George Street, Urmston, Wesleyan Methodist|
|Higher Road Primitive Methodist, Urmston|
|Higher Road, Urmston, Independent Methodist|
|Higher Road, Urmston, Wesleyan Methodist|
|Queen's Road, Urmston, Unitarian|
|Our Lady and the English Martyrs, Roman Catholic, Urmston|
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"URMSTON, a township in the parish of Flixton, hundred of Salford, county Lancaster, 6 miles S.W. of Manchester. The village is situated on the river Mersey. The soil is sandy, with a subsoil of sand and gravel. There are an infant school and a chapel for the Wesleyans. G. J. M. Ridehalgh, Esq., is lord of the manor."
In 1835 Urmston was a township in the parish of Flixton.
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