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Little Bowland

BOWLAND (Little), a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; under Bleasdale, 7 miles N W of Clitheroe. Acres, with Leagram township, 7,690. Real property, with Leagram, £3,296. Pop., 123. Houses, 19.

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

Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Little Bowland area is Ribble Valley.

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Little Bowland was a township in the parish of Whalley.

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

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

Maps

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD645460 (Lat/Lon: 53.908932, -2.541883), Little Bowland which are provided by:

Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Little Bowland 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.

Societies

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.