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Lower Booths

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BOOTHS (Lower), a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; 1¾ mile ENE of Baxenden r. station, and 4 SSW of Burnley. Acres, 630. Real property, £12,102. Pop., 4,655. Houses, 933. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in cotton factories.

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

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Rawtenstall library.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Lower Booths area is Hyndburn and Rossendale.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"LOWER BOOTH'S, a township in the parish of Whalley, and hundred of Blackburn, in the county palatine of Lancaster, near Higher Booth's. The cotton trade forms the chief occupation of the people.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Lower Booths was a township in the parish of Whalley.

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

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD818246 (Lat/Lon: 53.717313, -2.276536), Lower Booths which are provided by:

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Lower Booths 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

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