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In 1822, the following places were in


the Parish of Slaidburn:


"BATTRIX, (now Beatrix - 2001) 2 farm-houses in the township of Bowland Forest, Higher, and parish of Slaidburn, liberty of Bowland; 3 miles from Slaidburn, 8 miles NW. of Clitheroe, (Lanc.)"


"BOARSDEN, a farm-house in the township of Newton, and parish of Slaidburn, liberty of Staincliffe; 9 miles NW. of Clitheroe, (Lanc.)"


"BOWLAND FOREST, in the parish of Slaidburn, west-division and liberty of Staincliffe; 5 miles NW. of Clitheroe, 18 from Lancaster and Preston, (Lanc.) Pop. lower-division 360, higher division 237, total 597.

Bowland Forest, anciently a Forest, as its name implies, extends over a large tract of country on the borders of Lancashire, and is divided into which two townships, denominated Upper and Lower Forest of Bowland.

Though Bowland is principally inclosed, it is still ranged by herds of deer, under the jurisdiction of a master forester here, in allusion to the name of the Forest, called Bowbearer, who has under him an inferior keeper. The former office is now held by Thomas Lister Parker, Esq. as it has long been by his ancestors. --Whitaker's Craven."


"BRENNAND, a farm-house in the township of the Forest of Bowland, Higher, and parish of Slaidburn; 12 miles NW. of Clitheroe and 12 from Lancaster."


"BROCKTHORN, 2 farm-houses in the township of Easington, and parish of Slaidburn; 3 miles from Slaidburn."


"BROWN HILLS, a farm-house in the township of Newton, and parish of Slaidburn, liberty of Staincliffe; 8 miles NW. of Clitheroe, (Lanc.)"


"BURN HOUSE, a farm-house in the township of Newton, and parish of Slaidburn, liberty of Staincliffe; 9 miles from Colne, (Lanc.)"


"DUNNOW HALL, a farm-house in the township of Newton, and parish of Slaidburn, liberty of Staincliffe; 5 miles from Clitheroe, (Lanc.)"


"DUNSOP BRIDGE, a hamlet in the township of the Forest of Bowland, higher, and parish of Slaidburn; 10 miles N. of Clitheroe, (Lanc.) 16 from Settle."


"EASINGTON, a township in the parish of Slaidburn, west-division of Staincliffe, liberty of Bowland; 9 miles SSW. of Settle, 21 from Skipton. Pop. 801."


"HAMERTON HALL, a farm-house in the township of Easington, and parish of Slaidburn; 1 mile from Slaidburn." (There is further information for Hamerton Hall).


"HAREDEN, (the seat of Robert Parker, Esq.) in the township of the Forest of Bowland, Higher, and parish of Slaidburn; 6 miles from Slaidburn, 14 from Lancaster."


"HARKERS, a farm-house in the township and parish of Slaidburn; 2 miles from Slaidburn."


"HARROP, (Far and Near Harrop(or Harrop Hall)), 2 farm-houses in the township of the Forest of Bowland, and parish of Slaidburn; 7 miles W. of Guisburn."


"HARROP LODGE, in the township of Bowland Forest and parish of Slaidburn; 6 miles from Gisburn, 7 from Clitheroe, (Lanc.)"


"HEANING, a single house in the township of Newton, and parish of Slaidburn; 2 miles from Slaidburn, 8 miles NW. of Clitheroe."


"HIGH FIELD, 2 farm-houses in the township and parish of Slaidburn; 1 mile from Slaidburn."


"MERRYBENT HILL, a farm-house in the township and parish of Slaidburn; 3 miles from Settle."


"NEW HOUSE, a farm-house in the township of Easington, and parish of Slaidburn; 8 miles from Settle. This farm belongs to the school at Bentham."


"NEWTON, in the parish of Slaidburn, west-division of Staincliffe, liberty of Bowland; (Newton Hall, the seat of Thomas Parker, Esq.) 7 miles NW. of Clitheroe, (Lanc.) 13 from Settle, 18 from Lancaster, 22 from Skipton. No Market. Fairs, March 14, April 14, and September 16, for horned cattle. Pop. 581." (There is further information for Newton).


"STEPHEN PARK, a farm-house in the township of Easington, and parish of Slaidburn; 10 miles SW. of Settle, 18 from Skipton."


"STOCKS, a hamlet in the township of Easington, and parish of Slaidburn, liberty of Staincliffe; 9 miles SW. of Settle. (Stocks is now under the Stocks Reservoir - CH 2013)"


"STONEY BANK, 2 farm-houses in the township of Easington, and parish of Slaidburn, liberty of Staincliffe; 9 miles SW. of Settle."


"STORTH, a farm-house in the township of Newton, and parish of Slaidburn; 6 miles NW. of Clitheroe, (Lanc.) 10 from Gisburn."


"SYKES, a farm-house in the township of Bowland Forest, higher, and parish of Slaidburn; 10 miles NW. of Clitheroe, (Lanc.)"


"TOWNHEAD, (the seat of the Rev. James Wigglesworth,) in the township and parish of Slaidburn, which it adjoins."


"WOODHOUSE GATE, a farm-house in the township and parish of Slaidburn; 1 mile from Slaidburn."

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson 2007]


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