"CLAYTON-LE-MOORS, a chapelry in Whalley parish, Lancashire; on the Blackburn and Clitheroe railway, at Whalley station, 5½ miles NE of Blackburn. Post town, Whalley, under Blackburn. Acres, 950. Real property, £12,184; of which £350 are in quarries. Pop., 4,682. Houses, 902. The property is much sub-divided. The living is a p. curacy in the dio. of Manchester. Value, £120.* Patrons, Trustees. The church is modern. There are Baptist and R. Catholic chapels."
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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Details about the census records, and indexes for Clayton le Moors.
|All Saints, Clayton-le-Moors, Church of England|
|St James School Church, Clayton-le-Moors, Church of England|
|Barnes Sq Wesleyan Methodist, Clayton-le-Moors|
|Barnes St Primitive Methodist, Clayton-le-Moors|
|St Mary, Dunkenhalgh, Roman Catholic|
The Register Office covering the Clayton le Moors area is Hyndburn and Rossendale.
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"CLAYTON-LE-MOORS, a township in the parish of Whalley, in the lower division of the hundred of Blackburn, in the county of Lancaster, 4½ miles N.E. of Blackburn. It is situated on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, not far from the Bolton and West Yorkshire railway. Part of the inhabitants are employed in the cotton-mills and neighbouring collieries. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Manchester, value £120, in the patronage of trustees. The church is modern."
In 1835 Clayton le Moors was a township in the parish of Whalley.
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