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ALLERTON, a township, with a r. station, in Childwall parish, Lancashire; 4½ miles SE of Liverpool. Acres, 1,531. Real property, £8,361. Pop., 559. Houses, 94. Here are Allerton Hall, Allerton Priory, the famous Allerton oak, and the ancient monument of Calderstone, supposed to be druidical. Allerton Hall was at one time the seat of Mr. Roscoe, anthor of the "Life of Lorenzo de Medici."

John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)




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Civil Registration

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Allerton was a township in the parish of Childwall.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Allerton was in the Archdeaconry of Chester, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Chester are held at the Lancashire Record Office.


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