- a town in NW England, in Lancashire: designated a new town in 1962. Pop: 39 279 (2001)
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"Frank might as well tell us he would not have Skelmersdale," she said.
It was she who held in her hands the fate of Skelmersdale and of Frank Wentworth.
They have the living of Skelmersdale, I know; and I remember now that their nephew was to have had it.
He could not fly from his work because he lost Skelmersdale; and how was he to bear it?
And that is the tale of Mr. Skelmersdale in Fairyland just as he told it to me.Twelve Stories and a Dream
H. G. Wells