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The District of Hollinwood, Oldham
in the County of
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Hollinwood is an area of Oldham between Chadderton and Failsworth. In pre-industrial times ‘The Hollinwood’ was a moor or common. This was extensively built on with the demand for cotton mills and the associated housing development.

The electrical engineering firm, Ferranti was a major employer here throughout the 20th century.

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