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Brindle

BRINDLE, a parish and a subdistrict in Chorley district, Lancashire. The parish lies on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, and on the Preston and Blackburn railway, near Bamber-Bridge station, 5 miles N by E of Chorley; and has a post office under Chorley. Acres, 2,935. Real property, £6,401. Pop., 1,501. Houses, 265. The manor belongs to Lord Chesham. There are a cotton factory, print-works, chemical-works, brickworks, and quarries. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £515.* Patron, the Duke of Devonshire. The church is good; and there are a chapel at B.-Heath, built in 1864, a Roman Catholic chapel, a large boarding-school, a workhouse, and charities £31. The subdistrict includes also part of Leyland parish. Acres, 10,388. Pop., 6,021. Houses, 1,112.

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

Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Chorley library.

Cemeteries

  • St James, Water Street, Church of England

  • St Joseph, Chapel Fold, Hoghton, Roman Catholic

Census

Churches

  • St James, Water Street, Church of England

  • St Joseph, Chapel Fold, Hoghton, Roman Catholic

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Brindle area is Chorley.
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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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Maps

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Brindle 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.