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RAMSGRAVE, a township in Blackburn parish, Lancashire; 2½ miles N by W of Blackburn. Acres, 757. Real property, £1,353. Pop. in 1851, 438; in 1861, 320. Houses, 63. The manor belongs to Lord de Tabley.

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

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The Register Office covering the Ramsgreave area is Blackburn.

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Gazetteers

The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

"RAMSGRAVE, a township in the parish and hundred of Blackburn, county Lancaster, 2½ miles N.W. of Blackburn. It forms part of the chapelry of Mellor. A large portion of the township is occupied by the East Lancashire railway. The land is partly in pasture, with a soil and subsoil of clay. Stanley Hall, the old manor house, is now converted into a farm dwelling. Lord de Tabley is lord of the manor."

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In 1835 Ramsgreave was a township in the parish of Blackburn.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Ramsgreave 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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