"CUERDEN, a township in Leyland parish, Lancashire; on the river Lostock, and on the Preston and Wigan railway, 5 miles NNW of Chorley. Acres, 800. Real property, £3,322. Pop., 666. Houses, 121. Cuerden Hall belonged to the Banastres, and passed to the Parkers. Dr. Kuerden, the antiquary, was a native."
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"CUERDEN, a township in the parish and hundred of Leyland, in the county of Lancaster, 4 miles N.W. of Chorley, and 3 S.E. of Preston. The London and North-Western and the Lancashire and Yorkshire railways have stations at Leyland. The village is small. Cuerden Hall, the seat of Robert Townley Parker, Esq., is an elegant building."
In 1835 Cuerden was a township in the parish of Leyland.
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