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Dunnockshaw

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DUNNOCKSHAW, a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; at the source of the river Irwell, 3½ miles SW by S of Burnley. Acres, 350. Pop., 167. Houses, 33.

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

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Burnley library.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Dunnockshaw area is Burnley and Pendle.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

"DUNNOCKSHAW, a township in the parish of Whalley, higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 3 miles S.W. of Burnley."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Dunnockshaw was a township in the parish of Whalley.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Dunnockshaw 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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