In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Woodhouses like this:
WOODHOUSES, a village in Ashton-under-Lyne parish, Lancashire; 1 mile SE of Oldham. Pop., 685.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Woodhouses, in Oldham and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 24th March 2017
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