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CLAYTON-LE-MOORS, a chapelry in Whalley parish, Lancashire; on the Blackburn and Clitheroe railway, at Whalley station, 5½ miles NE of Blackburn. Post town, Whalley, under Blackburn. Acres, 950. Real property, £12,184; of which £350 are in quarries. Pop., 4,682. Houses, 902. The property is much sub-divided. The living is a p. curacy in the dio. of Manchester. Value, £120.* Patrons, Trustees. The church is modern. There are Baptist and R. Catholic chapels.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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- All Saints, Church Street, Church of England
- St James School Church, Clayton Street, Church of England
- Barnes St, Primitive Methodist
- Barnes Sq, Wesleyan Methodist
- Arthur St, New Jerusalem
- St Mary, Burnley Road, Dunkenhalgh, Roman Catholic
- St Mary, Devonshire Drive, Dunkenhalgh, Roman Catholic
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In 1835 Clayton le Moors was a township in the parish of Whalley
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