Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Patricroft within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Patricroft, town with ry. sta., Eccles par., SE. Lancashire, 5 miles W. of Manchester, pop. 8887; P.O., T.O.; has one of the largest iron foundries in England, also machine works, a cotton mill, and quilting factory, and carries on silk throwing and weaving.