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John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)
Local studies information is held at Lancaster library.
Details about the census records, and indexes for Whittington.
You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Whittington area or see them printed on a map.
The Register Office covering the Whittington area is Lancaster.
Ask for the gazetteer for a calculation of the distance from Whittington to another place.
Ask for a calculation of the distance from Whittington to another place.
You can see the
administrative areas in which Whittington has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
View maps of Whittington and places within its boundaries.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD602762 (Lat/Lon: 54.180027, -2.611291), Whittington which are provided by:
For probate purposes prior to 1858, Whittington 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.
You can also see
Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map.
This facility is being developed, and is awaiting
societies to enter information about the places they cover.