DUXBURY, a township in Standish parish, Lancashire; near the Wigan and Preston railway, and the canal, 2 miles S of Chorley. Acres, 1,011. Real property, £3, 594; of which £1,064 are in mines. Pop., 341. Houses, 64. Duxbury Hall is the seat of the Standish family.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"DUXBURY, a township in the parish of Standish, hundred of Leyland, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 2 miles S. of Chorley. It is situated near the railway and canal. Duxbury Hall is the principal residence."
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