Higham with West Close Booth
HIGHAM-BOOTH-WITH-WEST-CLOSE-BOOTH, a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; 3½ miles NW of Burnley. Acres, 1,400. Real property, £2,604. Pop., 759. Houses, 162. The manor belongs to the Duke of Buccleuch. There are two cotton mills, a Wesleyan chapel, and a national school; and the school house is used as a chapel of ease.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"HIGHAM-BOOTH, a township in the parish of Whalley, higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, county Lancaster, 4 miles N.W. of Burnley railway station. There is a cotton manufactory in the neighbourhood. The soil is clay and subsoil rock. The inhabitants frequent the church of Fence. The Wesleyans have a chapel at Higham, also a National school. The Duke of Buccleuch is lord of the manor.
WEST-CLOSE-BOOTH, a township in the parish of Whalley, county Lancaster, 3 miles N.W. of Burnley. It is joined with Higham."
In 1835 Higham with West Close Booth was a township in the parish of Whalley.
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