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Cowpe, Lench, Newhall Hey, Hall Carr

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COWPE-LENCHES, NEWHALLHEY, AND HALL-CARR, a township in Bury parish, Lancashire; E of the river Irwell, 4 miles SSE of Haslingden. Acres, 1,545. Pop., 2,851. Houses, 579.

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

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Cowpe,Lench, Newhall Hey, Hall Carr area is Hyndburn & Rossendale.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"COWPE, a township in the parish of Bury, in the higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, in the county of Lancaster."

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"COUPE, a township in the parish of Bury, in the county of Lancaster, 6 miles N. of Bury."

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"LENCHES, a township in the parish of Bury, higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, county Lancaster, 8 miles N.W. of Manchester. It is a joint township with Coupe."

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"NEWHALLHEY, a township in the parish of Bury, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, county Lancaster, 8 miles N. by W. of Manchester. It is situated in a hilly district, near the rivers Irwell and Roche."

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"HALL-CARR, a township in the parish of Bury, higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, county Lancaster, 4 miles S.E. of Haslingdon, and 6 N. of Bury. It is united to Coupe Lench and Newhall-Hey. The village is considerable, and is situated near the rivers Irwell and Roche, and the East Lancashire railway."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Cowpe,Lench, Newhall Hey, Hall Carr was a township in the parish of Bury.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Cowpe,Lench, Newhall Hey, Hall Carr 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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