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HOLLETH, a township in Garstang and Cockerham parishes, Lancashire; on the Preston and Lancaster canal, 4¼ miles N of Garstang. Acres, 354. Real property, £459. Pop., 30. Houses, 5.

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


Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Holleth area is Lancaster.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Holleth was a township in the parish of Garstang.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Holleth 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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