Belmont  Lancashire


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

BELMONT, a chapelry in Bolton-le-Moors parish, Lancashire; 3¾ miles E of Chorley r. station. It was constituted in 1851; and has a post office under Bolton. Rated property, £4,005. Pop., 1,033. Houses, 202. There are cotton-mills and print-works. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £120.* Patron, the Rev.Wright. The church is good.

Belmont through time

Belmont 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 Belmont itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd September 2019

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