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Aldcliffe, township and seat, in par. and 1½ mile SW. of Lancaster, N. Lancashire, on estuary of river Lune, 1016 ac. (337 water), pop. 94.

John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Lancaster library.

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Census

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Aldcliffe area is Lancaster.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"ALDCLIFFE, a township in the parish of Lancaster, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 1 mile to the S.W. of Lancaster. It is on the Preston canal and the river Lune. Aldcliffe Hall is the principal seat."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Aldcliffe was a township in the parish of Lancaster.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Aldcliffe was in the Archdeaconry of Richmond, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Richmond are held at the Lancashire Record Office.

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Societies

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