Oldhams  Lancashire


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

OLDHAMS, a village in Sharples township, Bolton-le-Moors parish, Lancashire; 4¼ miles E of Chorley.

The location is that named as "Oldhams" on the Ordnance Survey 1:10,560 map of 1849-50 (accessed via, on 31 Aug 2012). Additional information about this locality is available for Sharples

Oldhams through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Oldhams, in Bolton and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 16th September 2019

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