Dunscar

DUNSCAR, a hamlet, in the chapelry of Turton, parish and union of Bolton, hundred of Salford, S. division of the county of Lancaster, 3 miles from Bolton, on the road to Blackburn. In this hamlet are the extensive bleach-works of Messrs. George and James Slater, established in 1785, and employing about 145 hands. The residence of Mr. James Slater is pleasantly situated here; that of Mr. George Slater is at Holmeses, in the township of Sharples.—See Turton.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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