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Little Hoole

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Hoole, Little, and Hoole, Much, 2 townships, Hoole par., N. Lancashire - L. H., 1223 ac. (22 water), pop. 440; M. H., 1776 ac. (30 water), pop. 581.

John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Leyland library.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Little Hoole area is Preston and South Ribble

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"LITTLE HOOLE, a township in the parish of Hoole, hundred of Leyland, county Lancaster, 6 miles from Preston, and 2 from the parish church of Hoole. Here are some extensive brick and tile works, also a considerable trade is done in the manufacturing of cotton, giving employment to a large portion of the inhabitants. The Primitive Methodists have a place of worship.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Little Hoole was a township in the parish of Hoole.

You can see the administrative areas in which Little Hoole 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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Maps

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View maps of Little Hoole Moss and places within its boundaries.

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD479240 (Lat/Lon: 53.709513, -2.790881), Little Hoole which are provided by:

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Little Hoole 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

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.