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Clayton-le-Dale

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CLAYTON-LE-DALE, a township in Blackburn parish, Lancashire; near the river Ribble, 3½ miles NNW of Blackburn. Acres, 950. Real property, £2,018. Pop., 375. Houses, 72.

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

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Local studies information is held at Clitheroe library.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Clayton le Dale area is Blackburn.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"CLAYTON-LE-DALE, a township in the parish of Blackburn, in the lower division of the hundred of Blackburn, in the county of Lancaster, 2½ miles N.W. of Blackburn. It is situated near the river Ribble."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Clayton le Dale was a township in the parish of Blackburn.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Clayton le Dale 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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Societies

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