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HAIGHTON, a township in Preston parish, Lancashire; on the river Wyre, 4 miles NNE of Preston. It includes the hamlet of Cow Hill. Acres, 1,054. Real property, £1,554. Pop., 222. Houses, 40.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
Local studies information is held at Preston library.
Details about the census records, and indexes for Haighton.
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The Register Office covering the Haighton area is Preston and South Ribble
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"HAIGHTON, a township in the parish of Preston, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 4 miles N.E. of Preston, situated on the river Wyre."
In 1835 Haighton was a township in the parish of Preston. Information about boundaries and administrative areas is available from A Vision of Britain through time.
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administrative areas in which Haighton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.
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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD564347 (Lat/Lon: 53.806434, -2.663724), Haighton which are provided by:
For probate purposes prior to 1858, Haighton was in the Archdeaconry of Richmond, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Richmond are held at the Lancashire Record Office.
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Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map.
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