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Bacap, parish of Whalley, 4 miles E. of Haslingden, under which it has a chapel of ease

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Back, Caton Moor

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Back o'th Hills, Unsworth

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Backbarrow, on the river Leven, 2 miles S. of Winandermere

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Bacon Booth, 5 miles N.N.E. of Haslingden

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Bacum Fold, Moston

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Bag-lane, near Chowbent

W.D.

Bagslate, near Bamford

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Bail, (The) a rivulet which rises in Royton, and falls into the Roch 11/2 miles N.E. of Rochdale

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Bail Rigg, 2 miles S. of Lancaster

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BAILEY, 2 miles N.E. of Ribchester

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Bains, 5 miles S.E. of Garstang

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BALDERSTON, in the Parish of Blackburn, 2 miles S.S.W. of Ribchester; has a chapel of ease; patron Vicar of Ribchester

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Balderston Hall, 3 miles S.W. of Ribchester

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Baldinstone, Walmsley

S.

Ball's House, 3 miles N.E. of North Meols

W.D.

Ballam (Higher and Lower), 3 miles S.W. of Kirkham

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Balton's Brook, 1 mile E. of Garstang

A.

Bamber Green, 2 miles S. of Walton le Dale

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Bamferlong, 4 miles N.W. of Leigh

W.D.

BAMFORD, 3 miles W. of Rochdale

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Bamford Hall, 3 miles S.W. of Rochdale

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Bandridge Head, 1 mile N. of Coulton, Furness

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Banger's Green, near Halsall

W.D.

Bank, 1 mile S. of Bentham (Yorkshire)

L.

Bank End, (Furness) 1 mile E. of Broughton

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Bank End, (Furness) 5 miles N.E. of Broughton

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Bank End, 4 miles S. of Bentham (Yorkshire)

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Bank Fold, 3 miles W. of Haslingden

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Bank Hall, Bretherton

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Bank Hall, 2 miles N. of Liverpool

W.D.

Bank Hey, 2 miles N. of Blackburn

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Bank Hill, 2 miles N.E. of Wigan

W.D.

Bank House, (Furness) E. Bank of Dudden Sands

L.

Bank House, 1 mile N.N.W. of Rochdale

S.

Bank Mill, Crescent, Salford

S.

Bank Quay, near Warrington, where goods are landed from the Mersey

S.

Bank Top, in Newton, 2 miles E. of Manchester

S.

Bank Top, a suburb of Manchester

S.

Bank Top, 3 miles E.N.E. of Haslingden

B.

Bank-top, near Burnley

B.

Banks, 2 miles E. of North Meols

W.D.

Bannister Hall, 1 mile E. of Walton Le Dale

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Bannister Hey, in Claughton

A.

Bantons, 3 miles S.E. of Lancaster

L.

Barber Green, 4 miles N. of Cartmell

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Bardsea, (Furness) 3 miles S. of Ulverston

L.

BARE, 3 miles N.W. of Lancaster

L.

Barker Lane, 2 miles N.W. of Blackburn

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Barking Yeat, Caton Moor

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Barley, Pendle Forrest

B.

Barlow Fold, near Radcliff

S.

Barlow Hall, 5 miles S. of Manchester

S.

Barlow Moor, 5 miles S. of Manchester

S.

Barlows, near Siddal Moor

S.

Barmson Green, 2 miles N. of Ormskirk

W.D.

BARNACRE, 2 miles N.E. of Garstang

A.

Barnacre Hall, 3 miles N.E. of Garstang

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Barnet, 1 mile N. of Cartmel

L.

Barnside, 3 miles E.N.E. of Colne

B.

Barnskin, near Heskin

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Baron Head, Low Furness

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Barrack Fold, northside of Cockey Moor

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Barrow (Old), an Island in Pile Harbour

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Barrow (Ramsey), an Island in Pile Harbour

L.

Barrow Fold, 11/2 mile W. of Colne

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BARTELL, (Higher and Lower) 3 miles N.W. of Preston

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BARTON, upon Irwell, 5 miles W. of Manchester, a large Township in the Parish of Eccles; extending westward about 8 miles in length. It contains upwards of 1200 families and 6000 inhabitants. In this township is that great monument of art, the Aqueduct (built by the great Brindley) which conveys the canal belonging to the Trustees of the late Duke of Bridgwater, over the Irwell

S.

BARTON, 5 miles S.S.E. of Garstang

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Barton, near Lostock

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Barton, near Halsall

W.D.

Barton Cross, 4 miles N. of Preston

A.

Barton Hall, at Barton near Garstang

A.

Barton Mere, a small lake near Halsal

W.D.

Barton's Mill, near Newton in the Willows

W.D.

Baxenden, 2 miles N. of Haslingden

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Beacon Fell, a Mountain 4 miles S.S.E. of Garstang

A.

Beacon Tarn, (Furness) a small lake near the South end of Coniston Water

L.

Bean Croft, (Furness) 1 mile E. of Broughton

L.

Beardmore, 1 mile N.N.W. of Blackburn

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Beardsall Fold, near Blakley

S.

Beaumont Hall, 1 mile N. of Lancaster

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Beck-cliff, (Furness) 4 miles S. of Ulverston

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Beck-side, (Furness) 2 miles N.W. of Cartmel

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Beck-side, (Furness) 4 miles N.W. of Ulverston

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Beck-side, (Furness) 11/2 miles N. of Ulverston

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BECONSALL, see "Hesketh and Beconsall." in the parish of Craston, under which it has a Chapel. Patron, Rector of Craston

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BEDFORD, in the parish of Leigh, has quarries of limestone, equal to the Sutton lime, which sets hard in water

W.D.

Belfield, 1 mile E. of Rochdale

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Belle Field, in Littledale

L.

Belle Mount, 2 miles N.N.W. of Lancaster

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Belle Vue, 1 mile S. of Lancaster

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Belle Vue, 11/2 mile W.N.W. of Manchester

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Belmont Hall, 1 mile N. of Hawkshead

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Belthom, 3 miles W. of Haslingden

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Bent, West Houghton

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Bent House, 1/2 mile N.E. of Littleborough

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Bents, 11/2 mile N.E. of Colne

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Berry Lane, 2 miles S.S.E. of Leigh

W.D.

Berryhouse, 3 miles S.E. of North Meols

W.D.

Bescar, 3 miles S.S.E. of North Meols

W.D.

Beskal, (Furness) 3 miles N.E. of Broughton

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Bess's o'th Barn, in parish of Prestwich, 51/2 miles N.W. of Manchester

S.

BESWICK, a very small township, or Hamlet, 1 mile E. of Manchester

S.

Bettacre, in Nibblethwaite, Furness Fells

L.

Bevington Bush, 1 m. N.N.E. of Liverpool Exchange

W.D.

Bewsey Hall, 11/2 mile N.W. of Warrington

D.W.

Bickershaw Hill, 2 miles N.W. of Leigh

W.D.

BICKERSTAFFE, 2 miles S.E. of Ormskirk, an united township with Shelmardine

W.D.

Bickerstaffe Hall, 21/2 miles S.E. of Ormskirk

W.D.

Big Ford, 2 miles S. of Lancaster

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Biggar, a village in the Island of Walney

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Billing, 2 miles N.W. of Blackburn

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Billing End, 1 mile W. of Blackburn

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Billing Hill, 11/2 mile W. of Blackburn

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BILLINGE, 5 miles W.S.W. of Wigan: united as a township with Orrel and Winstanly, in the parish of Wigan. Billinge has a chapel of ease; Patron, Rector of Wigan

W.D.

Billinge Beacon, 41/2 miles W.S.W. of Wigan, it commands a most delightful and extensive prospect

W.D.

BILLINGTON, separated from Whalley by the river Calder

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Billington Moor, 2 miles S. of Whalley

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BILSBOROUGH, 4 miles S.S.E. of Garstang

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Birch, near Siddal Moor

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Birch Bank, (Furness) near Blawith

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Birch Chapel, 3 miles S.S.E. of Manchester (in which parish it is situated,) patron J. Dickenson Esq.

S.

Birch Green, near Up Holland

W.D.

Birch Hall, Rushulme

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Birch House, Over Darwen

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Birch House, near Moses Gate, 9 miles N.W. of Manchester

S.

Birch Rigg, (Furness) a mountain 3 miles S. of Ulverston

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Birchen Bower, 5 miles N.E. of Manchester

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Birchenly, 2 miles E. of Rochdale

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Birchenly Hall, Billinge

W.D.

Birk, in Tatham

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Birk Houses, Halliwell

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Birkby Hall, 2 miles S. of Cartmel

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BIRKDALE, on the coast between Formby and North Meols

W.D.

Birks, near Longridge Fell

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BIRTLE, 3 miles N.E. of Bury

 

BISPHAM, 2 miles W.N.W. of Poulton, a parish in the Deanry of Amounderness. Living, a perpetual Curacy. Patron, B. Hesketh Esq.

A.

BISPHAM, (with Norbreck) called Little Bispham, 1 mile N. of Great Bispham

A.

BISPHAM, 6 miles N.W. of Wigan

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Bispham Hall, 1/2 mile N. of Billinge Beacon

W.D.

Black Beck, 1 mile N.E. of Coulton

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Black Brook, 41/2 miles S.S.E. of Manchester

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Black Brook, 2 miles N.E. of St. Hellens

W.D.

Black Castle, 2 miles N.E. of Lancaster

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Black hall, Chipping

B.

Black Pole, 5 miles N.W. of Preston

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Black Rake, 1 mile N.N.W. of Ashton-under-line

S.

BLACKBURN, (N. lat. 53.43" W. lon. 2.24".) a flourishing market town and extensive parish, (one of the two which comprize nearly the whole hundred) in the deanry of Blackburn. It is situated 8 miles N.W. of Haslingden, 11 miles E. of Preston, 25 miles N.N.W. of Manchester, and 210 miles from London. The living is a Vicarage; Patron the Archbishop of Canterbury. Beside the old, or parish church, the town contains two others, viz. St. Paul's, and St. John's, as well as Chapels belonging to Dissenters of various denominations. Amongst the charitable institutions is a Free-school, founded by Queen Elizabeth. The Leeds and Liverpool Canal passes near the town. Blackburn has been long famous for its Cotton goods, formerly known by the name of Blackburn Greys, which have been superceded by Calicoes, of which a great number of pieces are annually manufactured here. In the southern parts of the parish, coal is got in abundance; and in one of the hills, is also a mine of allum, which has not been worked for some time, on account of the expence of removing the superincumbent strata. Market day, Wednesday. Fairs, Easter Monday - and May 11, for cattle, horses, toys, &c. September 29 for toys and smallwares. In 1801, Blackburn contained 2352 houses, and 11,980 inhabitants.

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Blackburn, (hundred of) adjoins on the W. to Amounderness hundred, on the S.W. to Leyland hundred, and on the S. to Salford hundred, and on the N.-N.E. and E. it is bounded by the County of York. It pays 18/100 of the County rents and raises 123 men of the 800 men for the old Militia. It contains 4 parishes and 70 townships. In the census taken in 1801, it appeared to contain 16061 houses, and 88503 inhabitants.

 

Blackgate Lane, 2 miles S.W. of Tarleton

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Blacklow Hall, 2 miles W. of Colne

B.

Blacklow Stone, near Huyton

W.D.

Blackmoor, near Mawdsley

LL.

BLACKPOOL, a celebrated bathing place on the coast of the Irish Sea, 7 miles N.E. of Kirkham

A.

BLACKROD, with Aspull, in the parish of Bolton, 17 miles N.W. of Manchester; the church is a chapel of ease under Bolton; Patron, Vicar of Bolton

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Blackstone Edge, a range of hills, which separate the hundred of Salford from Yorkshire

S.

Blain's Clough Hall, 6 miles N.W. of Wigan

LL.

Blake Hall, 6 miles S.E. of Garstang

A.

Blakeholme, Cartmel Fells

L.

BLAKELEY, in the Parish of and 4 miles N.N.E. of Manchester, a pleasant Village with a chapel of ease; patrons the Warden and Fellows of the Collegiate church of Manchester; beside which there is a neat Chapel belonging to the Dissenters of the Presbyterian persuasion

S.

Blakeley Hurst, near Ashton in the Willows

W.D.

Blakestakes, 2 miles S.S.E. of Manchester

S.

BLAWITH, (Furness) South End of Coniston Water, in the parish of Ulverston, under which it has a chapel of ease; patron W. Bradyll, Esq

L.

Blawith, a Hill North End of Lancaster Sands

L.

BLEASDALE, 4 miles E. of Garstang

A.

Bleatham Tarn, (Furness) a lake 2 miles N.E. of Hawkshead

L.

Blind Tarn, (Furness) a small Lake 2 miles W. of Conister

L.

Blindhurst, in Bleasdale

A.

Bloody Lane End, 1 mile N.W. of Kirkham

A.

Blowick, 11/2 mile S. of North Meols

W.D.

Blundell, see "Ince Blundell"

W.D.

Boar Foot, Low Furness

L.

Board Ridge, (Furness) 1 mile E. of Broughton

L.

Boarshaw Fold, near Middleton

S.

Bogg Height, 2 miles S. of Blackburn

B.

BOLD, 4 miles S.E. of Prescot

W.D.

Bold Hall, 4 miles N.W. of Warrington

W.D.

Bold Heath, 5 miles S.E. of Prescot

W.D.

Bold May Pole, 41/2 miles N.W. of Warrington

W.D.

BOLTON, Little, a township adjoining to Great Bolton, and forming one town with it under the name of "Bolton-le-moors"

S.

Bolton (Little), (Pendleton) 3 miles W. of Manchester

S.

BOLTON (on the Sands), 4 miles N. of Lancaster, a parish in the deanry of Richmond. The living is a vicarage; patron the Bishop of Chester

L.

Bolton Fold, 3 miles S. of Ribchester

B.

Bolton Hall, 1 mile N. of Hoghton Tower

LL.

Bolton Head, in Tatham

L.

Bolton Heys, near Bolton, Furness Fells

L.

Bolton Holme, near Bolton in the Sands

L.

BOLTON with Adgarley, (Furness) 4 miles S.W. of Ulverston

L.

BOLTON-le-moors, (N. lat. 53.32". W. lon. 2.21") 11 miles N.E. of Manchester, and 196 miles from London, a market town and parish, in the deanry of Manchester. The living is a vicarage; patron the Bishop of Chester. Beside the old, or Parochial Church, it has two others situated in Little Bolton from which it is seperated by a rivulet, the two townships forming one town. Besides the churches of the established religion there are chapels for almost all the various dissenters which are known in England. The grammar school, in this town, can boast, that Ainsworth, the Author of the Latin Dictionary, was formerly its Master. The manufactory of cotton, now so great a source of National Wealth, originated in this place, which is large, and increasing in buildings and population: in 1801 there were 2510 houses, and 12549 inhabitants. The market day is Monday, and the fairs are holden July 19, and October 2, for Cattle, Horses, Cheese, &c.

S.

Boltons, in Entwistle

S.

BONDS, a township separated from Garstang by the river Wyer

A.

Bone House, Pilling Moss

A.

Bone-beck, a rivulet which falls into the river Wenning near Hornby Castle

L.

BONWICK, 8 miles N. of Lancaster

L.

Bonwick Castle, (Furness) 1 mile N.W. of Hawkshead

L.

Boor Green, Moston

S.

Boot, 2 miles E.N.E. of Bolton-le-moors

S.

Booth Fall, 4 miles S.S.E. of Lancaster

L.

Booth Fold, 3 miles S.W. of Haslingden

B.

Booth Hall, near Blakeley

S.

Booth Hall, Worsley

S.

Booth Town, Worsley

S.

BOOTLE, (a township united with Lynacre) 3 miles N. of Liverpool, is situated near the Sea, and is a much frequented Bathing place. Several springs in this place serve to supply the town of Liverpool with good water, to which place it is conveyed in pipes.

W.D.

BOSWICK, 2 miles E.N.E. of Warton

L.

Bottom, 21/2 miles N.E. of Ashton-under-line

S.

Bottom's Mill, 3 miles N.E. of Ashton-under-line

S.

Bottom-gate, near Blackburn

B.

Bottomley Fold, 7 miles N.N.E. of Rochdale

S.

Bottoms, 3 miles N.N.E. of Garstang

A.

Bottoms, 6 miles N.N.E. of Rochdale

S.

Boulsworth Hill, 6 miles E. of Burnley

B.

Bow Lee, Little Heaton, 6 miles N. of Manchester

S.

Bower House, Heaton Norris, 6 miles S.S.E. of Manchester

S.

Bower's House, 1 mile W. of Garstang

A.

Bowker's Bank, 3 miles N. of Manchester

S.

Bowker's Green, 1 mile S. of Aughton

W.D.

Bowley Hill, in Great Harwood

B.

Boysnape, in Barton township, 8 miles W.S.W. of Manchester

S.

Bracelet, (Furness) 3 miles N.E. of Broughton

L.

Brachen Barrow, (Furness) West bank of Coniston Water

L.

Brackenbottom, 4 miles S. of Bentham (Yorkshire)

L.

BRADFORD, 11/2 mile E. of Manchester. The coals got in this township, are very valuable for manufacturing purposes

S.

Bradford Hall, 2 miles E. of Manchester

S.

Bradley, 1 mile N. of Burton Wood

W.D.

Bradley (over and lower), 2 miles S.W. of Colne

B.

BRADSHAW, in the parish of and 2 miles N.N.E. of Bolton-le-moors, to which it has a chapel of ease; patron, vicar of Bolton

S.

Bradshaw Hall, 21/2 miles N.N.E. of Bolton-le-moors

S.

Bradshaw Hall, 2 miles E. of Wigan

S.

Brand Wood-side, 4 miles N. of Rochdale

S.

Brandlesholme, 2 miles N.E. of Bury

S.

Brathy, (the river) rises above Longdale Tarn, in Furness, flows through Elderwater, and falls into Winander mere, near Ambleside, forming the boundary (as far as it flows) between the Counties of Lancaster and Westmorland

L.

Brathy Bridge, (Furness) 4 miles N.E. of Hawkshead

L.

Breadley Hall, in Great Harwood

L.

Breck, 2 miles E.N.E. of Liverpool

W.D.

BREIGHTMET, 2 miles N.E. of Bolton-le-moors

L.

Brekels, 2 miles E. of North Meols

W.D.

BRETHERTON, 9 miles S.W. of Preston

LL.

Breworth Fold, near Wheelton

LL.

Brick Hall, Failsworth

S.

Bridge End, 2 miles W.S.W. of Haslingden

B.

Bridge End, (Furness) 3 miles N.E. of Broughton

L.

Bridge Field, (Furness) 2 miles N.W. of Coulton

L.

Bridge Green, 2 miles E.S.E. of Ormskirk

W.D.

Bridge Green, 2 miles N.E. of Rochdale

S.

Brier Cliff, 3 miles N.E. of Burnley

B.

Brim Hall, 5 miles N.W. of Leigh

W.D.

Brinan Tarn, a small lake at the head of Over Wyer's-dale, at the boundary-line of the counties of Lancaster and York

L.

BRINDLE, 5 miles S.S.W. of Preston, a parish in the Deanry of Leyland. The living is a rectory: Patron, the Duke of Devonshire

LL.

Brine Beck, a rivulet in Cartmel Fells

L.

Briney, near Whitnell

LL.

BRINING, 2 miles S.W. of Kirkham

A.

Brinson Hall, 2 miles S.E. of Blackrod

S.

Britch Hall, 11/2 mile East of Warrington

W.D.

Broad Clough, 4 miles E. of Haslingden

B.

Broad Field, 3 miles N.W. of Haslingden

B.

Broad Green, 4 miles E. of Liverpool

W.D.

Broad Heath, in Ditton

W.D.

Broad Lane, 2 miles S.S.E. of Rochdale

S.

Broad Oak, 1 mile E. of St. Hellens

W.D.

Broad Oak, 3 miles N. of Haslingden

B.

Broad Wood, near Wray

B.

Broadbent, 1 mile N.N.E. of Oldham

S.

Broadhalgh-hill, 11/2 mile W.S.W. of Rochdale

S.

Brock Forge, 2 miles N. of Wigan

W.D.

Brock-hall, 2 miles W. of Whalley

B.

Brocklebank, (Furness) Trover

L.

Brocklehurst, 3 miles N. of Haslingden

B.

Broken Bank, in Broughton, 21/2 miles N. of Manchester

B.

Broken Bank, the old name for that beautiful situation, the Crescent, Salford

S.

Bromley, 5 miles E. of Chorley

S.

Brook Cotton, near Longridge Fell

B.

Brook's Barn, in Bleasdale

A.

Brook's Fall-end, in Bleasdale

A.

Brook-field, near Bradshaw

S.

Brook-houses, Longridge Fell

B.

Brooks, in Bleasdale

A.

Brookside, 2 miles E. of Blackburn

B.

Broseley Hall, 2 miles S. of Leigh

W.D.

Brotherhood, 1 mile N.N.W. of Rochdale

S.

BROUGHTON, 1 mile N. of Manchester

S.

BROUGHTON, in the parish of, and distant 31/2 miles N. of Preston. Has a chapel of ease. Living, a perpetual Curacy; Patron, Sir H. Haughton, Bart.

A.

BROUGHTON, 2 miles N. of Cartmell, in which parish it is situated, and has a chapel of ease. Patron, Curate of Cartmell

L.

BROUGHTON, (in Furness) a large village N. of Dudden-sands, in the parish of Kirkby Ireleth under which it has a chapel of ease; Patroness, Mrs. Sawrey. It has no market, but has a fair annually on August 1st. for woollen yarn, &c. The neighbourhood produces excellent blue slates, of which article, 2000 tons are said to be annually exported

L.

Broughton Barn, 3 miles S.E. of Blackburn

B.

Broughton Beck, (Furness) 3 miles N. of Ulverston

L.

Broughton Ford, 2 miles W.N.W. of Manchester

S.

Broughton Hall, 3 miles N. of Manchester

S.

Broughton Spout, 2 miles N. of Manchester

S.

Broughton Tower, 21/2 miles E. of Preston

A.

Brow Edge, Upper Holkar, Furness

L.

Brow Top, 4 miles S.S.E. of Lancaster

L.

Brown Birks, 6 miles E.N.E. of Blackburn

B.

Brown Edge, 2 miles S.S.W. of St. Hellen's

W.D.

Brown Edge, 2 miles S. of North Meols

W.D.

Brown Edge, 2 miles W. of Walton le Dale

B.

Brown Edge, 9 miles N.E. of Lancaster

L.

Buckley Hall, 1 mile N.W. of Ribchester

B.

Buckley Hill, 1 mile N.N.W. of Ashton-under-line

S.

Buckshaw, 5 miles S. of Preston

A.

Bug Moor, abounding with coal mines, 1 mile W. of St. Hellens

W.D.

BULK, 11/2 mile N.E. of Lancaster

L.

Bull Bank, in Wrayton

L.

Bull Close, (Furness) 3 miles N.E. of Hawkshead

L.

Burket, (Furness) 4 miles N.N.W. of Broughton

L.

Burket Houses, Cartmel Fells

L.

Burn Edge, 2 miles S.S.E. of Rochdale

S.

BURNAGE, 5 miles E.S.E. of Manchester

S.

Burney End, (Furness) near Burney Hill

L.

Burney Hill, (Furness) 3 miles N.E. of Kirkby

L.

BURNLEY, a market town (N. lat. 53.45". W. lon. 2.10") 12 miles E.N.E. of Blackburn and 208 miles from London. It is in the parish of Whalley, under which it has a chapel of ease. Patron, E. Townley, Esq. Market day, Monday. Fairs, March 6 and Easter Eve, for horned cattle; May 9 and 13, July 10, and October 11, for horses, cloths and pedlars' wares. In 1801 it contained 678 houses, and 3305 inhabitants.

 

Burnt Mill, near Hale

W.D.

Burnwaims, in Briercliff

B.

Burrough, 2 miles S. of Lancaster

L.

BURROW, 1 mile E. of Whittington

L.

Burrow, 3 miles S. of Kirkby Lonsdale (Westmorland)

L.

BURSCOUGH, 31/2 miles N.E. of Ormskirk

W.D.

Burscough Bridge, 3 miles N.E. of Ormskirk

W.D.

Burscough Hall, 2 miles N.E. of Ormskirk

W.D.

Burscough Priory, 11/2 miles N.E. of Ormskirk, founded in the reign of Richard 1st. by Robert Fitz Henry, Lord of Latham

W.D.

BURTON WOOD, in the parish of, and distant 4 miles N.W. of Warrington, under which it has a chapel of ease. Patron, rector of Warrington

W.D.

BURY, (N. lat. 53.33". W. lon. 2 13".) 9 miles N.N.W. of Manchester and 1`94 from London, a market town and parish, in the Deanry of Manchester. The living is a rectory; patron, the Earl of Derby, who is the lord of the manor. Beside the parochial church, there is also another dedicated to St. John. In this town is a grammar school, well endowed for two masters, and a charity school for 80 boys and 30 girls. At the north end of the town is an elegant square. One half of the town is leasehold, and the other glebe. The lordship of Bury consists of the four following townships, viz. Bury, Walmesley, Heap, and Elton. Besides the chapel of ease in the town, there are also three others in the parish, viz. Holcomb, Edenfield, and Heywood. The market day at Bury is Thursday; the annual fairs are Thursday before March 5, May 3, Whit-Monday, Thursday before St. James' day, and on Thursday October 29. By the census taken 1801, Bury appears to have 1384 Houses, and 7020 inhabitants.

 

Busill's Fold, 2 miles S. of Rochdale

S.

Busills, 11/2 mile S.E. of Rochdale

S.

Butt Hill, in Claughton

A.

Butterland, 11/2 mile E. of Preston

A.

BUTTERWORTH, 2 miles E.S.E. of Rochdale

S.

Butterworth, 2 miles N.E. of Middleton

S.

Butterworth Hall, 2 miles E.S.E. of Rochdale

S.

Byrom Hall, 2 miles W.S.W. of Leigh

W.D.


This gazetteer has been provided by John Turner, Email: JohnMTurner@compuserve.com