Rainford, St. Helens

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Rainford is a town in St. Helens

Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Rainford within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Rainford in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Rainford, town and township (ry. stations Rainford and Rainford Junction), Prescot par., SW. Lancashire, 4 miles NW. of St Helens, 5872 ac., pop. 3745; P.O., T.O.; in vicinity is Rainford Hall, seat; Rainford has mfrs. of tobacco pipes and crucibles, and in the neighbourhood are coal mines; scythestone abounds; much of the land is reclaimed morass.

Photos of Rainford

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