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MAGHULL, a township-chapelry in Halsall parish, Lancashire; on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, and on the Liverpool and Ormskirk railway, 5 miles SSW of Ormskirk. It has a station on the railway, and a postoffice under Liverpool. Acres, 2,073. Real property, £8,439. Pop., 1,144. Houses, 196. The property is much subdivided. Maghull Hall is the seat of B. French, Esq.; Manor House, of H. M'Elroy, Esq.; and Moss-Side House, of T. Harrison, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £155. Patron, the Rector of Halsall. The church is a good plain edifice, of varions dates. There are a national school, and charities £4.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
- St Andrew, Damfield Lane, Church of England
- St James, Green Lane, Green Park, Church of England
- St Peter, Moorhey Road, Church of England
- Primitive Methodist
- Liverpool Road, Wesleyan Methodist
- St George, Station Road, Roman Catholic
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The registers of the parish church, St Andrew, have been published by the Lancashire Parish Register Society as follows.
- Volume M2 - Bap 1663-1812, Mar 1660-1754, Bur 1663-1812.
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