Folds  Lancashire


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

FOLDS, a village in Sharples township, Bolton parish, Lancashire; 5½ miles E of Chorley.

The location is named as "Folds Farm" on our Ordnance Survey First Series one-inch map, and simply as "Folds" on the "England - Lancashire: 078" Ordnance Survey 1:10,560 map of 1849 (; accessed on 25 July 2012). Additional information about this locality is available for Sharples

Folds through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Folds, in Blackburn with Darwen and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 26th May 2022

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