Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley
AIGHTON, one of three hamlets forming a township in the parish of Mitton, Lancashire. It lies near Hodder river, under Longridge fell, 3½ miles NNW of Whalley r. station, and 5 WSW of Clitheroe. It contains cotton factories, a workhouse, and the Roman Catholic college of Stonyhurst. The other hamlets of the township are Bailey and Chaighley. Acres in the three, 5,780. Real property, £6,726. Pop., 1,500. Houses, 244.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
- ., Walker Fold, Independent
- St John, Longridge Rd, Hurst Green, Church of England
- St Joseph, Whalley Road, Hurst Green, Roman Catholic
- St Peter, ., Stonyhurst, Roman Catholic
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