In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Goose Green like this:
Goose Green, hamlet, in par. and 1½ mile SW. of Wigan, SW. Lancashire; P.O.
Additional information about this locality is available for Pemberton
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Goose Green has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Wigan. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Goose Green and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Goose Green, in Wigan and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 31st August 2016
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