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TARBOCK, or Torbock, a township in Huyton parish, Lancashire; 3¼ miles S of Prescot. Acres, 2,447. Real property, 4,623. Pop., 626. Houses, 116. Extensive collieries were here, but are now nearly exhausted. There is a brewery.

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 Tarbock area is Knowsley.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Tarbock was a township in the parish of Huyton.


Some information about the history of Tarbock.


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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Tarbock 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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