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GREAT HARWOOD

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Originally appearing in Volume V12, Page 398 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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GREAT HARWOOD, an urban district in the Darwen parliamentary division of Lancashire, England, 41 M. N.E. of Black-burn, on the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway. Pop. (1901) 12,015. It is of modern growth, a township of cotton operatives, with large collieries in the vicinity. An agricultural society is also maintained.
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