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RAMSGRAVE, a township in Blackburn parish, Lancashire; 2½ miles N by W of Blackburn. Acres, 757. Real property, 1,353. Pop. in 1851, 438; in 1861, 320. Houses, 63. The manor belongs to Lord de Tabley.

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



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Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Ramsgreave was a township in the parish of Blackburn.


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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Ramsgreave 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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