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CROMPTON

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Originally appearing in Volume V07, Page 486 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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CROMPTON, an urban district of Lancashire, England, 22 M. N. of Oldham, within the parliamentary borough of Oldham. Pop. (1901) 13,427. At Shaw, a populous village included within it, is a station on the Lancashire & Yorkshire railway. Cotton mills and the collieries of the neighbourhood employ the large industrial population.
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