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Holme in Cliviger

HOLME, a chapelry, with a village, in Whalley parish, Lancashire; on the Rose-Grove and Todmorden branch of the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway, near the sources of the rivers Irwell and East and West Calder, at the E verge of the county, 4 miles SE by S of Burnley. It has a station on the railway; and its posttown is Burnley. It is conterminate with the township of Cliviger, and was constituted in 1842. Acres, 6,160. Real property, £14,950; of which £7,870 are in mines, and £179 in quarries. Pop. in 1851, 1,441; in 1861, 1,770. Houses, 346. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £101. Patron, T. H. Whitaker, Esq. The church was rebuilt in 1788; contains tablets of the Whitaker, Hargreaves, Ormerod, and Edmondson families; and has a vault of the Whitakers, in which lie the remains of the Lancashire historian, Dr. Whitaker. There are Wesleyan chapels at Mereclough and Cornholme, and a national school near the church. The Cornholme Wesleyan chapel is an edifice in the pointed style, built in 1853.

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

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Church Records

The registers of the parish church, St John the Divine (formerly St John the Evangelist), have been published by the Lancashire Parish Register Society as follows.

  • Volume 124 - Bap, Mar & Bur 1742-1841.

Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Holme in Cliviger area is Burnley and Pendle.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Holme was a chapelry in the township of Cliviger in the parish of Whalley.
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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Holme in Cliviger 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.

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