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Parbold, Lancashire

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Parbold, Lancashire

Parbold is a large commuter village and civil parish in the county of Lancashire, England.
DistrictWest Lancashire
Post townWIGAN
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD4911
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01257
Population2,700 (settlement) 3,890 (ward) (2001 census)

Parbold, Lancashire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Parbold, township and vil. with ry. sta., Eccleston par., N. Lancashire - par., 1159 ac., pop. 529; vil., 6 miles NW. of Wigan; P.O., T.O.; near the vil. is Parbold Hall, seat. Parbold Hill commands views of the Isle of Man, and the Welsh and Cumberland mountains.

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