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Cowpe, Lench, Newhall Hey, Hall Carr

COWPE-LENCHES, NEWHALLHEY, AND HALL-CARR, a township in Bury parish, Lancashire; E of the river Irwell, 4 miles SSE of Haslingden. Acres, 1,545. Pop., 2,851. Houses, 579.

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



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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Cowpe,Lench, Newhall Hey, Hall Carr area is Hyndburn & Rossendale.


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Historical Geography

In 1835 Cowpe,Lench, Newhall Hey, Hall Carr was a township in the parish of Bury.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Cowpe,Lench, Newhall Hey, Hall Carr 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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