Ribby with Wrea
RIBBY-WITH-WREA, a township and a chapelry in Kirkham parish, Lancashire. The township lies on the Wyre railway, at Wrea-Green r. station, 1¾ mile W by S of Kirkham; and contains the village of Wrea-Green, which has a wall-box for Kirkham post-office, under Preston. Acres, 1,366. Real property, £2,832. Pop., 444. Houses, 87. The manor, with R. Hall, belongs to H. H. Hornby, Esq. The chapelry is more extensive than the township. Pop., 918. The living is a p.curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £115. * Patron, the Vicar of Kirkham. The church was built in 1849. There are an endowed school and charities, with aggregately £148.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"WREA, a township in the parish of Kirkham, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 2 miles S.W. of Kirkham."
"RIBBY-WITH-WREA, a township and chapelry in the parish of Kirkham, its post town, county Lancaster. It is a station on the Lytham branch of the Preston and Wyre railway. The village is small, and chiefly agricultural. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Manchester, value £90, in the patronage of the Vicar of Kirkham. The church was erected in 1848. There is a free school, with an endowment of £90, bequeathed by Nicholas Sharples in 1716."
In 1835 Ribby with Wrea was a township in the parish of Kirkham.
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