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Darcy Lever

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DARCY-LEVER, a township in Bolton-le-Moors parish, Lancashire; on the Bolton and Bury railway, 1 mile E of Bolton. It has a station on the railway. Acres, 540. Real property, £9,025; of which £4,400 are in mines. Pop., 2,071. Houses, 404. Coal is worked.

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

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Darcy Lever area is Bolton.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Darcy Lever was a township in the parish of Bolton.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Darcy Lever 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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