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COPP, a chapelry in-Michael-on-Wyre and Kirk. ham parishes, Lancashire; adjacent to the Preston and Lancashire railway, 3 miles SSE of Garstang. It was constituted in 1849; and its post-town is Garstang. Pop., 1,140. Houses, 247. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, 190.* Patron, the Vicar of St. Michael-on-Wyre.

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

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Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 was a chapelry in the parish of St.Michaels.


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Probate Records

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


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