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CUERDLEY, or Cruerdley, a township in Prescot parish, Lancashire; on the river Mersey, near the Sankey canal, 5 miles WSW of Warrington. Acres, 1,717; of which 190 are water. Real property, 2,412. Pop., 192. Houses, 34.

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

The Register Office covering the Cuerdley area is Warrington.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Cuerdley was a township in the parish of Prescot.


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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Cuerdley 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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