Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for ASPULL

ASPULL, a township and a subdistrict in Wigan district, Lancashire. The township is in Wigan-parish, 3 miles NE of Wigan; and has a post office, of the name of Aspull-Moor, under Wigan. Acres, 1,879. Real property, £27,184; of which £19,863 are in mines. Pop., 4,290. Houses, 783. The inhabitants are employed chiefly in collieries and cotton mills. There are a school-church, Independent, Wesleyan, and Roman Catholic chapels, and four public schools.-The subdistrict comprises three townships. Pop., 8,372. Houses, 1,534.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township and a subdistrict"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Wigan PLU/RegD       Lancashire AncC
Place: Aspull

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