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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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Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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


A description of Ellenbrook in the 19th century.


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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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