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SHIRESHEAD, or Shirehead, a chapelry in Garstang and Cockerham parishes, Lancashire; on the river Wyre, 1¾ mile N by E of Scorton r. station, and 4 N by E of Garstang. Post town, Garstang. Pop., 397. Houses, 95. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £110. Patron, the Vicar of Cockerham. The church is modern.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
- St James, Whinney Brow Lane, Church of England
- St Paul, Stony Lane, Church of England
The Register Office covering the Shireshead area is Lancaster.
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In 1835 Shireshead was a chapelry in the township of Cleveley in the parish of Cockerham.
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