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Upper Rawcliffe with Tarnacre

RAWCLIFFE (Upper)-WITH-TARNACRE, a town-ship, with a village, in St. Michael-on-Wyre parish, Lancashire; on the river Wyre, 3¾ miles S W of Garstang. Acres, 3,743. Real property, £5,233. Pop., 682. Houses, 117. The property is divided chiefly among five. The manor belongs to the Earl of Derby. The parish church and a national school are here.

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

Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Garstang library.


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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Upper Rawcliffe area is Lancaster.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Upper Rawcliffe was a township in the parish of StMichaels.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Upper Rawcliffe 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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