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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)

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Cemeteries

Presbyterian / Unitarian
Gateacre Brow, Unitarian, Gateacre
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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Little Woolton area is Liverpool.

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Gazetteers

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.

You can see the administrative areas in which Little Woolton 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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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SJ431883 (Lat/Lon: 53.388635, -2.857637), Little Woolton which are provided by:

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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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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.