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LAUND-BOOTH (OLD), a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; near the river Henburn, and the Leeds and Liverpool canal, 3 miles N of Burnley. Acres, 410. Pop., 481

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

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Archives & Libraries

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Old Laund area is Burnley and Pendle.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"FENCE-IN-PENDLE, a hamlet in the parish of Whalley, hundred of Blackburn, county palatine Lancaster, near Clitheroe, and about 7 miles N.W. of Burnley, its post town. Here is a church, the living of which is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Manchester."

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"OLD-LAUND-BOOTH, a township in the parish of Whalley, higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, county Lancaster, 3 miles S. by W. of Clitheroe. It is situated near the rivers Calder and Ribble, on the line of the Bolton and West Yorkshire railway. There is a National school for both sexes."

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"NEW and OLD BOOTH LAUND, townships in the parish of Whalley, county Lancaster, 3 miles N. of Burnley. They are situated near the Leeds canal and river Henburn."

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

FENCE-IN-PENDLE, a chapelry in Whalley parish, Lancashire; on the E border of the county, 3 miles N of Burnley r. station. It has a post office, of the name of Fence, under Burnley. It was constituted in 1845. Pop., 1,331. Houses, 257. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, not reported. *Patron, W. Holden, Esq. The church is good.
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Historical Geography

In 1835 Old Laund Booth was a township in the parish of Whalley.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Old Laund Booth 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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