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Reedley Hallows

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REEDLEY-HALLOWS, FILLEY-CLOSE, and NEW-LAUND-BOOTH, a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; on the river Calder, and on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, 2 miles N N E of Burnley r. station. Acres, 1,360. Real property, £5,331; of which £3,023 are in mines. Pop., 423. Houses, 75. R. House, R. Grove, Pendleview, and Mountford are chief residences; and there are two cotton factories.

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

"REEDLEY-HALLOWS, a hamlet in the parish of Whalley, higher division of Blackburn hundred, county Lancaster, 2 miles N.E. of Burnley railway station. The township, which is of irregular form, is situated on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, and near the river Calder. The village is wholly agricultural. The soil consists of clay, with a subsoil of clay and rock. This hamlet is united with New Laund-Booth and Filly-Close to form a township."

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"HALLOWS REEDLEY BOOTH, a township in the parish of Whalley, county Lancaster, 2 miles N. of Burnley. It is situated on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, near the river Henburn. It is united with Filly-Close and Newlaund to form a township. The village is considerable, and the inhabitants are chiefly engaged in the mines and quarries."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Reedley Hallows was a township in the parish of Whalley.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Reedley Hallows 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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