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Out Rawcliffe

RAWCLIFFE (Out), a township-chapelry in St. Michael-on-Wyre parish, Lancashire; on the river Wyre, 4 miles E by N of Poulton r. station, and 5½ W S W of Garstang. Post-town, Great Eccleston, under Garstang. Acres, 4,340, of which 180 are water. Real property, £5,591. Pop., 771. Houses, 135. The manor belongs to the representatives of the late R. W. France, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £100.* Patron, the Vicar of St. Michael-on-Wyre. The church was built in 1838, and is in the Norman style. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.

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

Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Garstang library.


  • St John, Crook Gate Lane, Church of England


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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Out Rawcliffe area is Lancaster.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Out Rawcliffe was a township in the parish of St. Michaels on Wyre.
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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Out Rawcliffe was in the Archdeaconry of Richmond, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Richmond are held at the Lancashire Record Office.


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