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LUNT, a township in Sefton parish, Lancashire; on the river Alt, 8 miles N of Liverpool. Acres, 476. Real property, £1,200. Pop., 78. Houses, 12. Nearly all the property belongs to the Earl of Sefton.

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


Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Lunt area is Sefton South.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Lunt was a township in the parish of Sefton.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Lunt 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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