Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Kearsley

Kearsley.-- town, township, and eccl. dist., Deane par., SE. Lancashire, 4 miles SE. of Bolton-eccl. dist. (Kearsley Moor), pop. 2628; town and township, 997 ac., pop. 7253; P.O. at Kearsley Moor; has the Kearsley Paper Mills and large coal mines. At Kearsley Moss large quantities of bog oak have been found.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

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Feature Description: "town"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: Lancashire AncC
Place: Kearsley

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