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ELLENBROOK, a chapelry, with a r. station, in Eccles parish, Lancashire; on the Manchester and Wigan railway, 2½ miles E of Tyldesley. The living is a p. curacy. Value, £137. Patron, the Earl of Ellesmere. The church is in the Norman style.

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



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Civil Registration

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Ellenbrook was a chapelry in the township of Worsley was a in the parish of Eccles.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Ellenbrook 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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