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ANGLEZARKE, a township in Bolton-le-Moors parish, Lancashire; 3 miles E of Chorley. Acres, 1,279. Real property, £946. Pop., 134. Houses, 28. Building-stone is quarried; and lead ore, witherite, and carbonate of barytes are found.

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

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Census

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Anglezarke area is Chorley.

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Gazetteers

The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

"ANGLEZARKE, a township in the parish of Bolton-le-Moors, hundred of Salford, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 4 miles to the E. of Chorley. It contains some stone quarries, and lead mines are worked. The rare ore named carbonate of barytes was first discovered in this township."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Anglezarke was a township in the parish of Bolton.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Anglezarke 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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