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IGTON HILL PARK, 1 mile W.N.W. of Burnley

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INCE, 1 mile E. of Wigan

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INCE BLUNDELL, 8 miles N. of Liverpool

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Ince Hall, 1/2 mile E.S.E. of Wigan

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Ince Hall, 8 miles N. of Liverpool

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Infield House, 3 miles W. of Garstang

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INSKIP, 11/2 mile S. of St. Michaels-le-Wyer

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Ippings, 2 miles S.W. of Old Accrington

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IREBY, 4 miles S.W. of Kirkby Lonsdale Westmorland

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Ireleth, (Furness) 2 miles N.W. of Ulverston

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Irk, (The river) rises in Royton and the neighbourhood of Oldham, the two branches uniting in the vicinity of Alkrington Hall, from whence the river proceeds to the S.W. till, at Heaton it begins to flow S. watering Blakely and the beautiful valley of Crumpsall. At Collyhurst it is increased by a rivulet (which rises near Hollinwood) and falls into the river Irwell at the back of that venerable building the College, at Manchester

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IRLAM, 9 miles W.S.W. of Manchester, a hamlet in the township of Barton and parish of Eccles

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Irlam Hall, 91/2 miles W.S.W. of Manchester

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Irlam's o'th' Height, 31/2 miles N.W. of Manchester

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Irwell, (the river) rises in three places. The first branch takes its rise in the south-east part of Blackburn hundred, about 5 miles N.N.E. of Goodshaw chapel, from where it flows through the south end of Rossendale Forest, where it is joined by a rivulet which rises near Cliveger Common, and by another which rises near Bacap Booth; the stream then flows westerly, till about 1 mile N.W. of Etonfield Chapel, it turns full south; at Radcliffe it is joined by the Roch, when it again takes a westerly direction till it is joined by other branches; one of which rises in Longworth, and the other in Edgeworth; they both take a southerly direction till they meet near Darcy Lever Hall, whence the river proceeds towards the S.S.E. till it joins the main branch at about 81/2 miles N.W. of Manchester, to which place the river proceeds by a serpentine course. At Manchester it is joined by the Irk and the Medlock, and becomes navigable to its confluence with the Mersey, about 1 mile S. of Irlam, and about 9 miles W.S.W. of Manchester.

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Irwell House, in the parish of Prestwich, 4 miles N.E. of Manchester

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Island, (near Pilling Moss) 2 miles W. of Garstang

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Island, 21/2 miles W.N.W. of Garstang

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ISLAND OF WALNEY, (the) is situated at the south-east end of Lower Furness. It is about 9 miles long, the south end receding from the main land, and forming Pile Harbour. The island is in the parish of Dalton under which it has a chapel of ease, on that part of the island, nearly opposite the Old Barrow island; patron the Vicar of Dalton

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Island's Brow, 2 miles N.E. of St. Hellens

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Isle White, Birkdale

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Jackson's Common, 2 miles N.N.W. of Ormskirk

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Jackson's Ferry, (commonly called "Jackson's Boat") over the Mersey, near Chorlton, 41/2 miles S.S.W. of Manchester

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Jackson's Hill, 71/2 miles S. of Lancaster

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Jackson's Pasture, in Tatham township

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Janger Moss, 21/2 miles E. of Kirkby Lonsdale Westmorland

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Jerico, 3 miles S.S.E. of Liverpool

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KEARSLEY, 6 miles N.W. of Manchester

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Kearsley Hall, 7 miles N.W. of Manchester

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Kearsley Moor, a large common, under which are valuable coal mines, 7 miles N. of Manchester

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Kedman's Hulme, see "Kirkham's Hulme"

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KELLAMERGH, 1 mile N.W. of Warton chapel

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Kellet (Nether), 1 mile E.N.E. of Bolton on the Sands

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KELLET (Over), 6 miles N.N.E. of Lancaster, in the parish of Bolton on the Sands, under which it has a chapel; the living is a perpetual curacy, in the gift of Mr. Leaper and the inhabitants alternately

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Kendall Ground, (Furness) 5 miles N. of Ulverston

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Kent's Bank, (Furness) on the Sands, 3 miles S.E. of Cartmel

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KENYON, 11/2 mile W. of Newton in the Willows

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Kenyon Hall, 2 miles N.E. of Winwick

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KERSALL, 3 miles N.W. of Manchester

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Kersall Hall, 3 miles N.W. of Manchester

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Kersall Moor, 3 miles N.N.W. of Manchester, a common on which the Manchester races are annually run

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Kildray, (Furness) 41/2 miles N.W. of Ulverston

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Kirk, (Furness) between Coniston Water and Trevor

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Kirk Hay, 1 mile E. of Wigan

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KIRKBY, (Furness) the parish which is to the N. of Pennington parish. It is in the deanry of Furness and Cartmel. The church is 41/2 miles N.W. of Ulverston. The living is a vicarage; the patrons are the Dean and Chapter of York

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KIRKBY, 6 miles N.E. of Liverpool, in the parish of Walton, under which it has a chapel of ease; patron, the Rector of Walton

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Kirkby Hall, Kirkby

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KIRKBY IRELETH, (Furness) 4 miles W. of Ulverston

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Kirkby Pool, (Furness) the mouth of a rivulet which rises about 6 miles N.E. of Broughton, and falls into Duddon Water, about 11/2 mile N.W. of Kirkby church

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KIRKDALE, 21/2 miles N. of Liverpool

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KIRKHAM, (N. lat. 53 43" W. long. 2 46") 9 miles W. of Preston, 81/4 miles E.S.E. of Blackpool, 53/4 miles S.E. of Poulton, and 2261/4 miles from London. The parish is in the deanry of Amounderness. The living is a vicarage; patrons, the Fellows of Christ Church College, Oxford. It has under it seven chapels of ease. Here is a free school, well endowed, for three masters. This place is generally called "Kirkham in the Fylde," that is, in the field country. The market day is Tuesday. Fairs, June 24, for cattle and horses, and Oct. 18, for toys and small wares. In the year 1801, it contained 352 houses, and 1561 inhabitants

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Kirkham's Hulme, or Kedman's Hulme, 3 miles S.E. of Manchester

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Kirkhams, 2 miles W.N.W. of Pilling chapel

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KIRKLAND, the township between Garstang and Garstang church town

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Knapthaw, (Furness) 4 miles N. of Ulverston

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Knots, 2 miles W. of Burnley

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Knots, in Quarlton

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Knots Hole, (on the Mersey) 3 miles S.S.E. of Liverpool

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Knott End, (Furness) 3 miles E. of Broughton

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Knott End, (Furness) 3 miles N. of Broughton

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Knott End, at the mouth of Wyer's Water

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KNOTT LANE, 2 miles N.N.W. of Ashton-under-line

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Knotty Ash, 4 miles E. of Liverpool

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Knowl Green, 2 miles N.N.W. of Ribchester

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Knowl Hill, 41/2 miles N.E. of Bury

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Knowl Hill Moor, on the N. of Knowl Hill

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KNOWSLEY, the township adjoining Prescot, on the N.W.

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Knowsley Chapel, (for Dissenters) 21/2 miles W. of Knowsley Hall

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Knowsley Hall, 11/2 mile W.N.W. of Prescot, the seat of the Earl of Derby. The old part was built by the first Earl of Derby, for the reception of his son-in-law, Henry VII.

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