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Accrington is a town in the Hyndburn borough of Lancashire, England. It lies about 4 miles east of Blackburn, 6 miles west of Burnley, 13 miles east of Preston, 20 miles north of Manchester city centre and is situated on the mostly culverted River Hyndburn. Commonly abbreviated by locals to "Accy", the town has a population of 35,203 according to the 2001 census and the urban area has a population of over 70,000.


Accrington a.k.a. Accrington F.C.: Accrington Football Club were an English football club from Accrington, Lancashire, who were one of the founder members of The Football League.

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Google previewPublic Libraries (1890)

A History of the Movement and a Manual for the Organization and Management of Rate Supported Libraries by Thomas Greenwood

Accrington is a busy Lancashire town where the question of a Public Library is not new. A year or two ago the resolution passed by the directors of the Mechanics' Institution in response to the inquiry from the Town Council as to whether the ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopædia (1874)

— Old Accrington is an adjacent chapelry, also with cotton manufactures. ACE'RRA (anc .

Google previewA Dictionary of Opera Characters (2010)

by Joyce Bourne

Harrison (b Accrington, 1934) Gawain Mask ofOrpheus, The Punch andJudy Second Mrs Kong, The Bizet, Georges (b Paris, 1838; d Paris, ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1896)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

3r ACCOMPANIMENT ACCRINGTON another bv a third party, as by a banker. For Accommodation Bill, see Bill of Exchange. Accompaniment, in Music, is the assisting or aiding of a solo part by other parts ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)

Comprising the Several Counties, Cities, Boroughs, Corporate and Market Towns, Parishes, and Townships, and the Islands of Guernsey, Jersey, and Man, with Historical and Statistical Descriptions ; and Embellished with Engravings of the Arms of the Cities, Bouroughs, Bishoprics, Universities, and Colleges, and of the Seals of the Various Municipal Corporations by Samuel Lewis

The East Lancashire railway passes by the town, in its progress from Bury to Accrington. The market-day has been changed from Wednesday to Saturday, to prevent its interfering with the market of Blackburn; and fairs are held on February ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1906)

by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby

ACCRINGTON. A manufacturing town in Lancashire, England. It has recently increased much in size and importance ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1902)

latest edition. A dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Day Otis Kellogg, William Robertson Smith

ACCRINGTON, an important manufacturing town of England, in Lancashire, lies on the banks of a stream called the Hindburn, in a deep valley, 19 miles N. from Manchester and 5 miles E. of Blackburn. It has increased rapidly in recent years, ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia Americana (1903)

by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines

Accrington, a manufacturing town and municipal borough of England, in Lancashire, on the Hyndburn, 20 m. N. of Manchester and 5 m. E. of Blackburn ; on the Lancashire & Y. Ry. ; inc. 1878. It is well laid out, and has various handsome ...

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