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Little Woolton

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WOOLTON (Little), a township in Childwall parish, Lancashire; 4½ miles SW by S of Prescot. Acres, 1,200. Real property, £8,718. Pop., 1,060. Houses, 191. Lee Hall belongs to T. Dutton, Esq.

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


Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Little Woolton area is Liverpool.


Description and Travel

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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

  • "LITTLE WOOLTON, a township in the parish of Childwall, hundred of West Derby, county Lancaster, 4½ miles S.W. of Prescot. It contains the hamlet of Thingwell.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Little Woolton was a township in the parish of Childwall.

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

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Little Woolton 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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