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HENHEADS, a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; 1½ mile N of Haslingden. Acres, 360. Pop., 211. Houses, 40.

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

Archives and libraries

Local studies information is held at Haslingden library.



Details about the census records, and indexes for Henheads.

Church History

Church Records

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Henheads area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Henheads area is Hyndburn and Rossendale.

Description and Travel

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Ask for the gazetteer for a calculation of the distance from Henheads to another place.

Historical Geography

In 1835 Henheads was a township in the parish of Whalley.

Information about boundaries and administrative areas is available from A Vision of Britain through time.


View maps of Henheads and places within its boundaries.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD789268 (Lat/Lon: 53.737152, -2.321363), Henheads which are provided by:

Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Henheads 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.


You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.