Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Sharples within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Sharples, township, Bolton le Moors par., SE. Lancashire (partly within the parl. limits of Bolton, and containing Ashley Bridge), 3999 ac., pop. 3710; Sharples Hall, seat, is 3 miles N. of Bolton.