Middle Hulton

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HULTON (MIDDLE), a township in Deane parish, Lancashire; near the Bolton and Leigh railway, 3½ miles SSW of Bolton. Acres, 1,280. Real property, 6,446; of which 3,591 are in mines, and 100 in quarries. Pop., 790. Houses, 157. The manor belongs to the Earl of Ellesmere. Leigh's charities here yield 67 a year.

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

Archives and libraries

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Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Middle Hulton was a township in the parish of Deane.


A description of Middle Hulton in the 19th century.


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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Middle Hulton 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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