Ightenhill Park


IGHTENHILL-PARK, a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; on the river Calder, 2 miles NW of Burnley. Acres, 752. Real property, £3,188; of which £1,957 are in mines, and £70 in quarries. Pop., 161. Houses, 35. The manor belongs to the Duke of Bucclench.

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


Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Burnley library.


Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Ightenhill Park area is Burnley and Pendle.


Description & Travel

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The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

"IGHTENHILL-PARK, an extra parochial place in the higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, county Lancaster. It is situated on the river Calder, and near the road from Burnley to Blackburn. The land is chiefly pasture, and the township abounds in coal and stone of excellent quality. The Duke of Buccleuch is lord of the manor."


Historical Geography

In 1835 Ightenhill Park was a township in the parish of Whalley.

Information about boundaries and administrative areas is available from A Vision of Britain through time.

You can see the administrative areas in which Ightenhill Park has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.




View maps of Ightenhill Park and places within its boundaries.

View a map of the boundaries of this town/parish.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD817344 (Lat/Lon: 53.805645, -2.279974), Ightenhill Park which are provided by:


Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Ightenhill Park 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.



You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.