Place:


Aspull  Lancashire

 

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

ASPULL, a township and a subdistrict in Wigan district, Lancashire. The township is in Wigan-parish, 3 miles NE of Wigan; and has a post office, of the name of Aspull-Moor, under Wigan. Acres, 1,879. Real property, £27,184; of which £19,863 are in mines. Pop., 4,290. Houses, 783. The inhabitants are employed chiefly in collieries and cotton mills. There are a school-church, Independent, Wesleyan, and Roman Catholic chapels, and four public schools.-The subdistrict comprises three townships. Pop., 8,372. Houses, 1,534.

Aspull through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/481

Date accessed: 21st June 2018


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