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Pilsworth

PILSWORTH, a township in Middleton parish, Lancashire; 2 miles S E of Bury r. station. Acres, 1, 478. Real property, £4,350; of which £400 are in mines. Pop., 343. Houses, 63. The property belongs to the Earl of Eglinton.

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

Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Bury library.

Census

Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Pilsworth area is Bury.

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Pilsworth was a township in the parish of Middleton.
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Maps

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Pilsworth 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.

Societies

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