Yate with Pickup Bank

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YATE AND PICKUP-BANK, a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; 4½ miles SSE of Blackburn. Acres, 1,360. Real property, 1,856. Pop., 1,111. Houses, 207. There are some small cotton-mills, a large reservoir, and a national school.

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

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Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Yate with Pickup Bank area is Blackburn.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Yate with Pickup Bank was a township in the parish of Blackburn.


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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Yate with Pickup Bank 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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