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Heath Charnock

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CHARNOCK-HEATH, a township in Standish parish, Lancashire; on the Bolton and Preston railway, at Adlington station, 2½ miles SE by S of Chorley. Acres, 1,596. Real property, £4,207; of which £450 are in mines, and £280 in quarries. Pop., 772. Houses, 150. There are brickworks and a cotton-mill.

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

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Chorley library.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Heath Charnock area is Chorley.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"HEATH CHARNOCK, a township in the parish of Standish, hundred of Leyland, in the county of Lancaster, 2 miles S.E. of Chorley."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Heath Charnock was a township in the parish of Standish.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Heath Charnock 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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