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GREENALGH (or GREENHALGH) WITH THISTLETON, a township in Kirkham parish, Lancashire; gear the Fleetwood railway, 3 miles NW of Kirkham. It includes Esprick hamlet; and has ruins of a castle, said to have been built by the first Earl of Derby, and seeming to have comprised seven or eight towers of much height and strength. Acres, 1,821. Real property, £4,082. Pop., 383. Houses, 75. There is an Independent chapel.

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


Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Kirkham library.



Congregational / Independent
Ebenezer Congregational, Greenhalgh

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Greenhalgh area is Blackpool & Fylde.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Greenhalgh was a township in the parish of Kirkham.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Greenhalgh was in the Archdeaconry of Richmond, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Richmond are held at the Lancashire Record Office.

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