BURTON-WOOD, a township-chapelry in Warrington parish, Lancashire; adjacent to the Sankey canal and the Liverpool and Manchester railway, 1 mile S of Collins-Green r. station, and 4 NW by N of Warrington. Post Town, Warrington. Acres, 4,144. Real property, £6,545. Pop., 990. Houses, 188. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £96. Patron, the Rector of Warrington. The church is fair; and there is a school with £12 from endowment.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"COLLIN'S GREEN, a hamlet in the parish of Poulton-le-Fylde, in the county of Lancaster, 2 miles W. of Newton, and 18 miles from Manchester. It is a station on the Liverpool and Manchester railway, and is near Parr Moss."
This (Poulton le Fylde) seems to be an error in the gazetteer. It is likely to have been a reference to Poulton with Fearnhead.
"BURTON WOOD, a chapelry in the parish of Warrington, hundred of West Derby, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 4 miles to the N.W. of Warrington, its post town. The Liverpool and Manchester railway passes near it. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Chester, worth £96, in the gift of the Rector of Warrington. There is an endowed school with an income of £12 a year."
In 1835 Burtonwood was a township in the parish of Warrington.
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