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Worthington

WORTHINGTON, a township in Standish parish, Lancashire; 3½ miles N by W of Wigan. Acres, 657. Real property, £1,606. Pop., 133. Houses, 21.

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

Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Ormskirk and Skelmersdale libraries.

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Worthington area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Worthington area is Wigan and Leigh.

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Worthington was a township in the parish of Standish.

You can see the administrative areas in which Worthington has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD575115 (Lat/Lon: 53.598330, -2.643675), Worthington which are provided by:

Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Worthington 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.

Societies

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.