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Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley
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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)
Local studies information is held at Clitheroe library.
- St Joseph , The Avenue, Hurst Green, Roman Catholic Cemetery
- St John, Longridge Rd, Hurst Green, Church of England
- St Peter, Stonyhurst, Roman Catholic
The Register Office covering the Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley area is Ribble Valley.
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In 1835 Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley was a Lancashire township in the parish of Great Mitton in the West Riding of Yorkshire.
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