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MITTON-HENTHORN AND COLDCOTES, a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; at the confluence of the rivers Hodder and Ribble, contiguous to Great Mitton township, 2¾ miles SW of Clitheroe. Acres, 1,450. Real property, 970. Pop., 62. Houses, 10. The manor, with Mitton Hall, belongs to J. W. Aspinall, Esq. Mitton here is often called Little Mitton. A cotton mill is at Henthorn. An inn adjoins the bridge at the communication of Great Mitton, and is much frequented by anglers.

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

Archives and libraries

Local studies information is held at Clitheroe library.



Details about the census records, and indexes for Little Mitton.

Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Mitton area is Ribble Valley.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Mitton was a Lancashire township in the parish of Great Mitton in the West Riding of Yorkshire.


Little Mitton Hall.


View maps of Mitton and places within its boundaries.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD717385 (Lat/Lon: 53.841968, -2.431591), Mitton which are provided by:

Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858,Mitton was in the Archdeaconry of York. The original wills for the Archdeaconry of York are held at the Borthwick Institute.


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.