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Galgate, 4 miles S. of Lancaster

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Galla Berry, (Furness) near Hawkshead

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Gambleside, 1 mile N.E. of Goodshaw Chapel

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Gannow Clough, 1 mile W. of Burnley

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Gargreave, (Furness) 2 miles N. of Kirkby Ireleth

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Garple Stones, the boundary marks of the counties of York and Lancaster, 3 miles S. of Bauldsworth Hill

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Garrat Hall, a decayed, but curious old house, (adjoining to Manchester on the south), which in the reign of Henry VIII was the seat of George Trafford, Esq. but of late years has been divided, and let in numerous tenements

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GARSTANG, (N. lat. 53 51" W. lon. 2 41") 11 miles S. of Lancaster, 11 miles N.N.W. of Preston, and 228 miles from London; is situated on the river Wyre, and has the advantage of the Lancaster Canal, which crosses the Wyer close to the town. Calicoes and other cotton goods have of late years been made in this town. The parish church of Garstang being distant 1 mile S. a chapel of ease has been erected in the town; patron, the vicar of Garstang. By the incorporation of Garstang by Charles II it is governed by a Bailiff and seven Burgesses, who have the power of trying offences committed in the borough. The market day is Thursday. The fairs are on Holy Thursday, for cattle and hardware; July 9, 10, and 11, for cattle, wool, and woollen cloths, toys and hardware; Nov. 21, 22, and 23, for cattle, horses, woollen cloth, hardware, and onions

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GARSTANG, (Church Town) stands about 1 mile S. of the borough of Garstang. The parish is in the deanry of Amounderness: the living is a vicarage; patron, - Pedder, Esq

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GARSTON, in the parish of Childwall, 6 miles S.E. of Liverpool. The church is a chapel of ease to Childwall; the curacy is in the gift of the heirs of Topham Beauclerk, Esq.

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Garswood Hall, 3 miles N.N.W. of St. Hellen's, the seat of Sir Robert Gerrard, Bart

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Garth, (Furness) 2 miles N. of Tibberthwaite

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Gartside, in Castleton, near Rochdale

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Gartside, (Furness) 2 miles N. of Cartmel

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Gaskel Point, on the river Wyer, on the bank nearly opposite to Thornton

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Gatacre, 6 miles E.S.E. of Liverpool. Here is a dissenting chapel, belonging to a congregation of the Presbyterian persuasion

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Gathurst Bridge, (over the Douglas) 4 miles N.W. of Wigan

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Gauxholme, 31/2 miles E. of Bacap

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Gawthwaite, (Furness) 2 miles E. of Kirkby

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Gerrard Hall, near Astley, in the parish of Leigh

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Gerrard's Bridge, 1 mile N. of St. Hellen's

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Giban Bridge, 5 miles N. of Ribchester

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Gilead House, a monument of human credulity, 11/2 mile E. of Liverpool

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Gill, 1 mile W. of Hornby

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Gill Bank, (Furness) 3 miles N.N.E. of Broughton

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Gill Moss, Croxteth Park

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Gillar's Green, 1 mile N. of Prescot

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Gingle Hall, 5 miles N.E. of Preston

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Glasson, in Thurnham, 4 miles S.S.W. of Lancaster

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Glasson Point, near Glasson, at the mouth of the river Loyne

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GLAZEBROOK, 12 miles S.W. of Manchester

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Glazebrook Moss, on the north side of the township of Glazebrook

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Gleaston, (Low Furness) 1 mile N.N.E. of Dendrow

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Gleaston Castle, (Low Furness) 11/2 mile N.E. of Dendrow

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Glodwick, 1 mile S.S.E. of Oldham

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Goat's Water, (Furness) a small lake, 2 miles N.W. of Furness

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GOLBORN, 1 mile N. of Newton in the Willows

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Golborn Hall, 1/2 mile N. of Newton in the Willows

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GOODSHAW, under Haslingden, but in the parish of Whalley, has a chapel of ease, 3 miles N.E. of Haslingden; patron, the Vicar of Whalley

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Goodshaw Fold, 3 miles N.N.E. of Haslingden

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Goor Houses, 9 miles N. of Liverpool

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Goose Green, 2 miles S.W. of Wigan

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Goose House, in Balderston

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GOOSNARGH, (in the parish of Kirkham) 6 miles N.N.E. of Preston, has a chapel of ease; patron, the Vicar of Kirkham

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Gorsuch Hall, Scarisbrick, 4 miles N.W. of Ormskirk

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GORTON, in the parish of Manchester, from whence it is distant 4 miles S.E. It has a chapel of ease, in the patronage of the Warden and Fellows of the collegiate church of Manchester. It has also a neat dissenting chapel, belonging to a congregation of the Presbyterian persuasion. There is a tradition, that a very bloody battle was fought in this place, in which the Danes were routed by the Britons

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Gorton Hall, Gorton, 4 miles S.E. of Manchester

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Gorton House, 41/2 miles S.E. of Manchester

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Gowthorpe Hall, 1 mile E. of Padiham

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Grange, on the sea shore, 1 mile S. of Formby

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Grange, 1 mile W. of Stalmin

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Grange, 4 miles S. of Lancaster

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Grange, 2 miles E.S.E. of Cartmel

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Grange Barn, in Shuttleworth, 5 miles N.N.E. of Bury

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Grass Yard Hall, 1 mile S.S.W. of Caton

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Grave, 1 mile E.N.E. of Bacap

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Grave, 1 mile W. of Rochdale

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Graygarth Fell, a mountain on the N.E. extremity of the county, 4 miles N.E. of Kirkby Lonsdale, Westmoreland

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Graythwaite, (Furness) west side of Winander Mere, 5 miles N.E. of Coulton

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Great Carleton, see "Carleton, Great"

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Great Crosby, see "Crosby, Great"

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Great Eccleston, see "Eccleston, Great"

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Great Harwood, see "Harwood, Great"

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Great Heaton, see "Heaton, Great"

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Great House, 1 mile E. of Cockerham

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Great Layton, see "Layton, Great"

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Great Lever, see "Lever, Great"

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Great Marsden, see "Marsden, Great"

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Great Marton, see "Marton, Great"

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Great Plumpton, see "Plumpton, Great"

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Great Sankey, see "Sankey, Great"

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Great Stone of Four Stones, a boundary stone between the counties of York and Lancaster, 2 miles S. of Bentham, Yorkshire

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Great Wooton, see "Wooton, Great"

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Greaves Ground, (Furness) 4 miles N.E. of Broughton

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Green (the), in Hale

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Green Bank, (Furness) 2 miles N. of Cartmel

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Green Bank, (Furness) 2 miles N.E. of Broughton

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Green Bank, near Preston

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Green Bank, 3 miles E.S.E. of Liverpool

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Green Bank (Higher), east side of Roboransdale

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Green Bank (Lower), east side of Roboransdale

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Green Barn, 1 mile S.E. of Blackrod

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Green Cliff, near Great Harwood

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Green End, in Burnage, 5 miles S.S.E. of Manchester

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Green Field, 2 miles S.W. of Whalley

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Green Gore, 3 miles N.E. of Ribchester

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Green Hey, Moss side, near Manchester

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Green Hill, 1 mile N.N.W. of Shaw Chapel

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Green Hill, on the east side of Graygarth Fell

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Green Hill, 1 mile S.S.W. of Bentham, Yorkshire

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Green Holme, (Furness) 1 mile N. of Blawith

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Green Howarth, 3 miles N.N.W. of Haslingden

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Green Hurst, 3 miles W. of Blackburn

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Green Hurst, 11/2 mile N.N.E. of Ashton-under-line

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Green Low, 1 mile E.N.E. of Bacap

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Green Nook, in Alston, 1 mile N.E. of Preston

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Green Rig, (Furness) 3 miles N.E. of Broughton

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Green Road, 2 miles E.N.E. of Whitworth

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Green Roads, Heaton, 5 miles N. of Manchester

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Green Thorn, near Cartmel Fell Chapel

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Greenacre Moor, E. side of Oldham, 9 miles N.E. of Manchester

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GREENHALGH, 3 miles N.W. of Kirkham in the Fylde

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Greenhaugh Castle, 1 mile E. of Garstang; the ruins of a castle of which only a single tower remains, built by the first Earl of Derby, in the reign of Henry VII

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Greenlane House, (Furness) 1 mile S. of Pennington

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Greenside, Droylsden, 4 miles E. of Manchester

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Greety Gate, (Furness) near Broughton

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Greg Field, (Furness) 1 mile N.E. of Kirkby

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GRESSINGHAM, 8 miles N.E. of Lancaster, in which parish it is situated, notwithstanding it is in the deanry of Kirkby Lonsdale. It has a chapel of ease; patron, the Vicar of Lancaster

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Greta, (the river) rises in Yorkshire, and enters the county of Lancaster near Cansfield, in the hundred of Lonsdale, and falls into the Loyne near Melling

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Grey Friar, (Furness) a mountain 4 miles N.W. of Coniston

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Grey Hills, 1 mile S.W. of Bentham, Yorkshire

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GRIMSARGH, 4 miles N.E. of Preston, in which parish it is situated, and has a chapel of ease; patron, the Vicar of Preston

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Grimsargh Hall, Grimsargh

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Grimshaw Park, 1 mile S.S.E. of Blackburn

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Grizedale, (Furness) 2 miles N. of Satterthwaite Chapel

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Groffer Cragg, (Furness) 2 miles E. of Kirkby

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Grossdale Grange, south end of Tatham

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Growegrave Fold, 2 miles N.W. of Radcliffe Bridge

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Grundy Houses, 2 miles S. of Blackrod

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Guide Post, on the borders of Lancaster Sands, 1/2 mile W. of Carnforth

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Guide's House, on the N. shore of the river Ribble, 3 miles S. of Kirkham

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Guminer's How, 2 miles N.N.E. of Staveley, Cartmell Fells

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Gunnerthwaite, 2 miles E. of Priest Hutton

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