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THORNTON, a chapelry and a township in Poulton-le-Fylde parish, Lancashire. The chapelry adjoins Fleetwood town and r. station, and has a post-office under Preston. Pop., 826. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £105. Patrons, Trustees. The church was built in 1835. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a free school. The township includes Fleetwood, and is noticed in our article on that town.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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- St George's Avenue, Cleveleys, Baptist
- Rossall Rd, United Reformed
- All Saints, North Drive, Anchorsholme, Church of England
- Christ Church, Meadows Ave, Church of England
- St Andrew, Rough Lea Rd, Cleveleys, Church of England
- St John the Evangelist, Stanah Road, Little Thornton, Church of England
- North Drive, Anchorsholme, Methodist
- Cleveleys Park, West Drive, Cleveleys, Methodist
- Fleetwood Rd, Primitive Methodist
- Wignall Memorial, Victoria Rd, Wesleyan Methodist
- Cleveleys Christian Centre, Ritherham Ave, Cleveleys, Assemblies of God
- Cumberland Chapel, North Drive, Cleveleys, Christian Brethren
- Leslie Avenue, Church of the Nazarene
- New Waters Christian Fellowship, Kensington Road, Cleveleys, Elim
- Kingdom Hall, Victoria Road West, Cleveleys, Jehovah's Witness
- Warren Drive, Thornton Cleveleys, Latter Day Saints
- Beach Road, Cleveleys, Spiritualist National Union
- Sacred Heart, Heys St, Roman Catholic
- St John Southworth, Northumberland Ave, Cleveleys, Roman Catholic
- St Nicholas Owen, Raikes Rd, Roman Catholic
- St Teresa, St George's Avenue, Cleveleys, Roman Catholic
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