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Lower Booths

BOOTHS (Lower), a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; 1¾ mile ENE of Baxenden r. station, and 4 SSW of Burnley. Acres, 630. Real property, £12,102. Pop., 4,655. Houses, 933. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in cotton factories.

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


Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Rawtenstall library.


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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Lower Booths area is Hyndburn and Rossendale.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Lower Booths 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 Lower Booths has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Lower Booths 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.

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.