Rixton with Glazebrook

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RIXTON, a township and a sub-district in Warrington parish and district, Lancashire. The township lies 5½ miles E by N of Warrington, and bears the name of Rixton-with-Glazebrook. Acres, 2,840. Real property, 4,298. Pop., 752. Houses, 151. There are a Roman Catholic chapel, and charities 9. The sub-district contains also two other townships. Acres, 5,517. Pop., 1,920. Houses, 379.

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

The Register Office covering the Rixton with Glazebrook area is Warrington.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Rixton with Glazebrook was a township in the parish of Warrington.


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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Rixton with Glazebrook 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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