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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 previewPals (2014)

by Henry P Barnes

ACCRINGTON IS a proud town nestling in a once pretty valley twenty or so miles north of Manchester, four miles east of the town of Blackburn and six west of Burnley. It was built on decades of hard graft: the main industry was spinning, ...

Google previewIsles of the West (2012)

A Hebridean Voyage by Ian Mitchell

Accrington is a small mill town in northwest England where the first and second generations of the family made a fortune as machine builders for the cottonspinning industry. The island was one of the private playgrounds bought by the second ...

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 previewFootball and Real Ale Guide Division Two (2006)

by Richard Stedman

Accrington is a hill town built of stone that was famous for making red bricks, but is more famous for the death of Stanley, the second league club the town lost. Winning back league status after 44 years is a mark of hope for all causes damned ...

Google previewThe national cyclopædia of useful knowledge (1884)

by National cyclopaedia

ACCRINGTON is an important manufacturing town and municipal borough in Lancashire, 19 miles north of Manchester, and 211 from London by the Midland Railway. It lies in a deep valley on the banks of the river Hindburn. It is in tho ...

Google previewIntestines - Limoges (1839)

Accrington is a separate chapelry, of the clear yearly value of 1581.. with a globe- house. The above-mentioned places are all in the hundred of Blackburn, and in the parish of Whalley, one of the most extensive parishes in England. It: is chiefly ...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of England, Comprising the Several Counties, Cities, Boroughs, Corporate and Market Towns, Parishes, and Townships, and the Islands of Guernsey, Jersey, and Man (1840)

With Historical and Statistical Descriptions by Samuel Lewis

ACCRINGTON, a considerable village, in the parish of WHALLEY, union of HASLINGDEN, Higher Division ...

Google previewA topographical dictionary of England (1811)

by Samuel Lewis

ACCRINGTON, a considerable village, in the parish of WHALLEY, union of HASLINGDEN, Higher Division ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

ACCRINGTON. A manufacturing town in Lancashire, England, situated in a deep valley, surrounded by hills, 23 miles by rail north of Manchester and 5 miles east of Blackburn, on the banks of the Hindburn (Map: England, D 3). Among its ...

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 previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General Litterature (1875)


ACCRINGTON, an important manufacturing town of England , in Lancashire, lies on...

Google previewA Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland (1833)

Compiled from Local Information, and the Most Recent and Official Authorities by John Gorton

Accrington, New Accrington, Old Acklam Acklam with Bar- (. thorpc . . iw Acklington . . to Acklington Park . to Ackton . . .to Ackworth . . pa Acle . . m.t. & pa Acomb...

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