MAGHULL, a township-chapelry in Halsall parish, Lancashire; on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, and on the Liverpool and Ormskirk railway, 5 miles SSW of Ormskirk. It has a station on the railway, and a postoffice under Liverpool. Acres, 2,073. Real property, £8,439. Pop., 1,144. Houses, 196. The property is much subdivided. Maghull Hall is the seat of B. French, Esq.; Manor House, of H. M'Elroy, Esq.; and Moss-Side House, of T. Harrison, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £155. Patron, the Rector of Halsall. The church is a good plain edifice, of varions dates. There are a national school, and charities £4.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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The registers of the parish church, St Andrew, have been published by the Lancashire Parish Register Society as follows.
- Volume M2 - Bap 1663-1812, Mar 1660-1754, Bur 1663-1812.
The Register Office covering the Maghull area is Sefton South.
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"MAGHULL, a township and chapelry in the parish of Halsall, hundred of West Derby, county palatine of Lancaster, 5 miles N.W. of Ormskirk, its post town. The Leeds and Liverpool canal passes through the township, as does also the western section of the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway, which has a station here. The land is nearly evenly divided between arable and pasture. The living is a perpetual curacy's in the diocese of Chester, value £155, in the patronage of the rector of the parish. The chapel, which is an ancient edifice, has been repaired and enlarged. There is a school with an endowment of £12 per annum."
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