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DILWORTH, a township in Ribchester parish, Lancashire; on the Preston and Longridge railway, 7 miles NE of Preston. It contains Longridge village. Acres, 1, 226. Real property, £3,586. Pop., 959. Houses, 189.

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




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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Dilworth area is Preston.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Dilworth was a township in the parish of Ribchester.
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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Dilworth 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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