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Churches in the Parish

Church of England

  1. St John the Baptist, Market Place, Atherton, M46 0NT
    St John the Baptist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 676031
    Founded: c,1645

  2. St Anne, Tyldesley Rd, Hindsford, M46 9AD
    St Anne is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 682026
    Founded: 1873 Closed: 1999
    St Anne's was a mission church at Swan Island from 1873-1901 when the church on Tyldesley Road was opened

  3. St George, Tavistock Street, Atherton, M46 0JZ
    St George is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 669035
    Founded: before 1928

  4. St Michael and All Angels, Leigh Rd, Howe Bridge, M46 0QP
    St Michael and All Angels is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 664024
    Founded: 1877
    Present church opened 1877 and replaced a mission school and rooms which operated from 1869.

  5. St Philip, Crosby Street, Atherton, M46 9RF
    St Philip is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 682035
    Founded: 1914

Roman Catholic

  1. Sacred Heart, Tyldesley Rd, Hindsford, M46 9AP
    Sacred Heart is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 683023
    Founded: 1869 Closed: 2004
    Closed for worship in 2004. Church still standing (2014)

  2. St Richard of Chichester, Mayfield Street, Atherton, M46 0TN
    St Richard of Chichester is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 674030
    Founded: 1927

Baptist

  1. Baptist, Tyldesley Rd, Atherton, M46 9DQ
    Baptist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 677029
    Founded: 1830

Free Church

  1. St James Free Church, Atherton
    St James Free Church is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 681034
    Founded: 1871 Closed: 1889
    St James' Free Church of England was situated either at or very near the Laburnums, just off Bolton Old Road

Independent Methodist

  1. Independent Methodist, Mealhouse Lane, Atherton, M46 0EW
    Independent Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 673032
    Founded: 1876

Primitive Methodist

  1. Primitive Methodist, Alma Street, Atherton, M46 0DY
    Primitive Methodist is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 675032
    Founded: 1886 Closed: c1964
    Church was demolished but the church haal still stands and has become the Atherton Evangelical Church

Unitarian

  1. Chowbent Chapel, Bolton Old Rd, Atherton, M46 9DS
    Chowbent Chapel is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 679032
    Founded: 1724
    Built and known as the New Bent Chapel after the congregation was evicted from the existing Atherton Chapel which became St John or the Old Bent Chapel

Cemetery

  1. Cemetery, Leigh Rd, Atherton, M46 0LX
    Cemetery is located at OS Grid Reference - SD 668029
    Founded: 1857

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