Bardsley  Lancashire


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

BARDSLEY, a chapelry in Ashton-under-Lyne parish, Lancashire; 2 miles N by W of Ashton. Pop., 2,721. Houses, 529. The inhabitants are employed chiefly in cotton factories, iron-works, and coal-mines. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £22l.* Patrons, Hulme's Trustees. The church was built in l844, and schools in 1846, at costs of £2,500 and £2,100.

Bardsley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th June 2018

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