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Netherton

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NETHERTON, a township, with a village, in Sefton parish, Lancashire; on the river Alt, and on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, 6 miles N by E of Liverpool. Acres, 1,090. Real property, £2,661. Pop., 286. Houses, 45. The manor belongs to the Earl of Sefton. There is a Roman Catholic chapel.

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

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Netherton area is Sefton South.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"NETHERTON, a township in the parish of Sefton, hundred of West Derby, county Lancaster, 7 miles N. by E. of Liverpool. The village, which is inconsiderable, is situated on the river Alt, and is intersected by the Leeds canal. The inhabitants are wholly engaged in agriculture. The land is chiefly arable and meadow. There is a place of worship for the Roman Catholics. The Earl of Sefton is lord of the manor and principal landowner."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Netherton was a township in the parish of Sefton.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Netherton 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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