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Knotty Ash

KNOTTY-ASH, a chapelry in Walton-on-the-Hill parish, Lancashire; ½ a mile N of Broad-Green r. station, and 4 E of Liverpool. It has a post office under Liverpool, and a police station. Pop. in 1861, about 1,800. The manor belongs to the Marquis of Salisbury. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, not reported.* Patrons, Trustees. The church is modern, in the later English style; and contains 900 sittings. There are national schools.

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

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Civil Registration

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Knotty Ash was a chapelry in the township of West Derby, in the parish of Walton on the Hill.
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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Knotty Ash 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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