Place:


Folds  Lancashire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Folds like this:

FOLDS, a village in Sharples township, Bolton parish, Lancashire; 5½ miles E of Chorley.

The location is named as "Folds Farm" on our Ordnance Survey First Series one-inch map, and simply as "Folds" on the "England - Lancashire: 078" Ordnance Survey 1:10,560 map of 1849 (http://www.british-history.ac.uk/mapsheet.aspx?compid=55125&sheetid=4714&ox=4359&oy=2737&zm=1&czm=1&x=396&y=379; accessed on 25 July 2012). Additional information about this locality is available for Sharples

Folds through time

Folds is now part of Blackburn With Darwen district. Click here for graphs and data of how Blackburn With Darwen has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Folds itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Folds, in Blackburn with Darwen and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/26533

Date accessed: 16th September 2019


Not where you were looking for?

Click here for more detailed advice on finding places within A Vision of Britain through Time , and maybe some references to other places called " Folds ".