Place:Kearsley, Lancashire, England

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NameKearsley
Alt namesKersleysource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeUrban district
Coordinates53.533°N 2.383°W
Located inLancashire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inGreater Manchester, England     (1974 - )
See alsoBolton (metropolitan borough), Greater Manchester, Englandmetropolitan borough of whih it has been part since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Kearsley (or archaically Kersley) is, since 1974, a town in the Metropolitan Borough of Bolton, in Greater Manchester, England. It lies about 8 miles (13 km) northwest of Manchester, 4.9 miles (7.9 km) south-west of Bury, and about 3 3⁄4 miles (6.0 km) south of Bolton.

It is bounded on the west by Walkden, the east by Whitefield, the north by Farnworth and the south by Clifton.

Kearsley was a township in the ancient ecclesiastical parish of Deane, in the Hundred of Salford. Kearsley was an urban district in Lancashire, England from 1894 until 1974. In 1933, part of Clifton was added to Kearsley Urban District. It includes the hamlet of Ringley (which is redirected here).

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