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Houghton, Middleton and Arbury

HOUGHTON, a hamlet and a township in Winwick parish, Lancashire. The hamlet lies 2½ miles NNE of Warrington. The township includes also Middleton and Arbury, and comprises 839 acres. Real property, £1,745. Pop., 253. Houses, 45.

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

Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Houghton Middleton and Arbury area is Warrington.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Houghton Middleton and Arbury was a township in the parish of Winwick.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Houghton Middleton and Arbury 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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