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Mearley

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MEARLEY, a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; under Pendle Hill, and within Clitheroe borough, 2 miles ESE of Clitheroe r. station. Acres, 1,280. Real property, £936. Pop., 47. Houses, 7.

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

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Civil Registration

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"MEARLEY, a township in the parish of Whalley, higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, county Lancaster, 2 miles S.E. of Clitheroe railway station. It is a small township, situated at the foot of the Pendle hills."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Mearley was a township in the parish of Whalley.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Mearley 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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