Little Woolton

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WOOLTON (Little), a township in Childwall parish, Lancashire; 4½ miles SW by S of Prescot. Acres, 1,200. Real property, 8,718. Pop., 1,060. Houses, 191. Lee Hall belongs to T. Dutton, Esq.

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



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Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Little Woolton area is Liverpool.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Little Woolton was a township in the parish of Childwall.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Little Woolton 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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