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The Ancient Parish of BOWLAND

[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]

"BOWLAND, (or Bolland) a parish in the county of Lancashire."

"BORHOLME, a farm-house in the township of Bowland Forest, lower, and parish of Bowland, (Lanc.) liberty of Staincliffe; 8 miles NW. of Clitheroe. A bridge here, called Borholme Bridge, across the river Hodder, connects this county with Lancashire."

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]



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