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Croxteth Park

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CROXTETH PARK, an extra-parochial tract in West Derby district, Lancashire; 3¼ miles WNW of Prescot. Acres, 953. Real property, £1,902. Pop., 46. Houses, 9. Croxteth House, partly an ancient edifice, is the seat of the Earl of Sefton.

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

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Croxteth Park area is Liverpool

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"CROXTETH PARK, an extra-parochial place in the hundred of West Derby, in the county of Lancaster, 3 miles N.W. of Prescot, and 6 from Liverpool. There is a small hamlet. Croxteth House is the seat of the Earl of Sefton, a descendant of William de Mollines, a Norman noble, who came to England with the Conqueror, and whose name is the eighteenth on the roll of Battle Abbey. Here are preserved two standards taken by Sir William Molyneux, an ancestor of the present earl, at the battle of Flodden."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Croxteth Park was a township in the parish of Huyton.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Croxteth Park 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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