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DUTTON, a township in Ribchester parish, Lancashire; on the river Ribble, 6½ miles N by W of Blackburn. Acres, 1,809. Real property, £1,749. Pop., 312. Houses, 59.

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


Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Dutton area is Preston and South Ribble

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Historical Geography

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

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Dutton 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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