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Help and advice for Howick

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Howick

HOWICK, a township in Penwortham parish, Lancashire; near the river Ribble, 2½ miles SW of Preston. Acres, 879; of which 130 are water. Real property, £1,210. Pop., 93. Houses, 19. Howick Hall, a neat edifice, embosomed in wood, is the seat of T. Norris, Esq.

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

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Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Leyland library.

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Census

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Howick area is Preston and South Ribble

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Description and Travel

You can see pictures of Howick which are provided by:

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Gazetteers

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

Click here for a list of nearby places.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Howick was a township in the parish of Penwortham.

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

You can see the administrative areas in which Howick has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Howick 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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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.