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Clifton-with-Salwick

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CLIFTON-WITH-SALWICK, a township in Kirkham parish, Lancashire; at the mouth of the river Ribble, 3 miles ESE of Kirkham. Acres, 3, 776; of which 365 are water. Real property, £5,658. Pop., 447. Houses, 76. A school has £8 from endowment; and other charities £25.

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

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Kirkham library.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Clifton with Salwick area is Blackpool & Fylde.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"LUND, a chapelry in the parish of Kirkham, county palatine of Lancaster, 3 miles S.E. of the town of Kirkham. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Manchester, value £382, in the patronage of Christ Church, Oxford. The chapel has been enlarged."

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"SALWICK, a hamlet in the parish of Kirkham, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 4 miles N.W. of Preston. It has a station on the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway, and is in conjunction with Clifton to form a township."

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"CLIFTON-WITH-SALWICK, a township in the parish of Kirkham, in the hundred of Amounderness, in the county of Lancaster, 3 miles E. of Kirkham, and 5½ W. of Preston. It is situated on the river Ribble. The charities amount to £33 per annum. Colonel J. Clifton is lord of the manor."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Clifton with Salwick was a township in the parish of Kirkham.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Clifton with Salwick 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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