Westby with Plumpton

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WESTBY-WITH-PLUMPTON, a township in Kirkham parish, Lancashire; 3 miles W of Kirkham. Acres, 3,426. Real property, 5,800. Pop., 601. Houses, 110. The manor belongs to Col. J. T. Clifton. There is a Roman Catholic chapel.

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

Archives and libraries

Local studies information is held at Kirkham library.



Details about the census records, and indexes for Westby with Plumpton.

Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Westby with Plumpton area is Blackpool & Fylde.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Westby with Plumpton was a township in the parish of Kirkham.


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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Westby with Plumpton was in the Archdeaconry of Richmond, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Richmond are held at the Lancashire Record Office.


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