Place:


Bradshaw  Lancashire

 

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

BRADSHAW, a township and a chapelry in Boltonle-Moors parish, Lancashire. The township lies on the Bolton and Blackburn railway, adjacent to the Oaks station, 3 miles NE of Bolton; and has a post office under Bolton. Acres, 1,380. Real property, £3,754. Pop., 792. Houses, 146. Bradshaw Hall was the seat of John Bradshaw, who presided at the trial of Charles I.; and is now the seat of T. ...


Hardcastle, Esq. There are two cotton mills, a bleaching mill, and quarries.-The church. is more extensive than the township, and was constituted in 1853. Pop., 1,968. Houses, 378. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £150.* Patron, the Vicar of Bolton. The church is tolerable.

Bradshaw through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/21348

Date accessed: 29th June 2017


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