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DINKLEY, a township in Blackburn parish, Lancashire; on a branch of the river Ribble, 6 miles N of Blackburn. Acres, 500. Real property, £652. Pop., 120. Houses, 24.

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



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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Dinckley area is Blackburn.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Dinckley was a township in the parish of Blackburn.
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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Dinckley 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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