In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Ellenbrook like this:
ELLENBROOK, a chapelry, with a r. station, in Eccles parish, Lancashire; on the Manchester and Wigan railway, 2½ miles E of Tyldesley. The living is a p. curacy. Value, £137. Patron, the Earl of Ellesmere. The church is in the Norman style.
Additional information about this locality is available for Tyldesley
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Ellenbrook, in Salford and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 29th March 2017
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