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Little Harwood

HARWOOD (LITTLE), a township in Blackburn parish, Lancashire; 2 miles NE of Blackburn. It includes the hamlet of Bulls Head. Acres, 730. Real property, £1,994. Pop., 270. Houses, 53. The surface is chiefly moor and pasture.

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

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Little Harwood area is Blackburn.
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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Little Harwood was a township in the parish of Blackburn.

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

You can see the administrative areas in which Little Harwood 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, Little Harwood 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.