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Barley with Wheatley Booth

BARLEY-WITH-WHITLEY-BOOTH, a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; 4½ miles W of Colne. Acres, 2,370. Real property, £2,233. Pop., 485. There are two cotton-mills and a Wesleyan chapel.

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

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Barley with Wheatley Booth area is Burnley and Pendle.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Barley with Wheatley Booth was a township in the parish of Whalley.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Barley with Wheatley Booth 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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