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Euxton

EUXTON, a chapelry in Leland parish, Lancashire; on the Preston and Wigan and Preston and Bolton railways, near the river Yarrow, 2 miles NW by W of Chorley. It has stations on the railway, and a post office under Chorley. Acres, 2,924. Real property, £6,491. Pop., 1,491. Houses, 283. The property is much sub-divided. Euxton Hall is a chief residence. A decrease of population occurred, prior to 1861, from the burning of a cotton mill. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £200.* Patrons, the Heirs of J. Armetriding. The church is ancient, in tolerable condition; and has a Norman font. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a Roman Catholic chapel, an endowed school with £28, and other charities with £15.

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

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Archives and Libraries

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Census

Churches

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Church Records

The registers of the parish church, have been published by the Lancashire Parish Register Society as follows.

  • Volume 128 - Bap 1734-1781.
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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Euxton area is Chorley.

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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

  • "EUXTON, a chapelry and township in the parish and hundred of Leyland, county Lancaster, 2 miles N.W. of Chorley, its post town. It is situated near the river Yarrow, and is a station on the Preston and Wigan section of the London and North-Western railway. The hamlets of Armetriding, Pincock Bridge, Runshaw, and Spout Hillock, are situated within this township. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Manchester, value £200. The church is an ancient edifice of stone, and contains a Norman font and other antiquities in good preservation. The Roman Catholics and Wesleyans have each a chapel, and there is a National school for both sexes. The parochial charities produce about £40 per annum, £28 of which are for education. The heirs of the late Mr. Longworth are lords of the manor. Euxton Hall is the principal residence."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Euxton was a township in the parish of Leyland.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Euxton 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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