Sparsely populated civil parish near Chorley in Lancashire with no village, just scattered farms and the hamlet of White Coppice.
Atherton Urban District was from 1894 to 1974 a local government district in Lancashire, England.
Coal mine near the Leeds and Liverpool Canal in Burnley, Lancashire., the town’s largest and deepest pit.
Most northerly portion of the Lancashire Coalfield, surrounding Burnley, Nelson, Blackburn and Accrington.
Cheetham Close, a hill in the West Pennine Moors above Turton in Lancashire, is the site of an ancient stone circle.
Ellesmere Colliery in Walkden, on the Lancashire Coalfield, was sunk in 1865 by the Bridgewater Trustees. Production ended in 1923.
An ironworks and foundry in Haigh near Wigan that was notable for the manufacture of steam engines.
Haydock Collieries comprised several pits, some started in the 18th century, on land owned by the Leghs of Lyme around Haydock on the Lancashire Coalfield in north-west England.
Grade II listed country park between Rivington in Lancashire and Horwich in Greater Manchester.
Mummified body of Hannah Beswick (1688–1758, a wealthy woman with a pathological fear of premature burial.