Aighton, Bailey & Chaigley
"AIGHTON, one of three hamlets forming a township in the parish of Mitton, Lancashire. It lies near Hodder river, under Longridge fell, 3½ miles NNW of Whalley r. station, and 5 WSW of Clitheroe. It contains cotton factories, a workhouse, and the Roman Catholic college of Stonyhurst. The other hamlets of the township are Bailey and Chaighley. Acres in the three, 5,780. Real property, £6,726. Pop., 1,500. Houses, 244."
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"AIGHTON, (or Overhacking), a hamlet in the parish of Great Mitton, hundred of Blackburn, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 4 miles to the S.W. of Clitheroe. It includes the hamlets of Bailey and Chaigley. It is situated on the Mersey, near Longridge Fell. The Roman Catholic College of Stonyhurst is in this hamlet. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in the cotton manufacture. There is a free school, and some almshouses.
BAILEY, a hamlet in the parish of Great Mitton, and hundred of Blackburn, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 7 miles to the N. of Blackburn.
CHAIGLEY, a hamlet in the parish of Great Mitton, lower division of the hundred of Blackburn, in the county of Lancaster, 5 miles W. of Clitheroe.
In 1835 Aighton, Bailey and Chaigley was a Lancashire township in the parish of Great Mitton in the West Riding of Yorkshire.
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