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Rixton with Glazebrook

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RIXTON, a township and a sub-district in Warrington parish and district, Lancashire. The township lies 5½ miles E by N of Warrington, and bears the name of Rixton-with-Glazebrook. Acres, 2,840. Real property, £4,298. Pop., 752. Houses, 151. There are a Roman Catholic chapel, and charities £9. The sub-district contains also two other townships. Acres, 5,517. Pop., 1,920. Houses, 379.

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

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Rixton with Glazebrook area is Warrington.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"RIXTON-WITH-GLAZEBROOK, a township in the parish of Warrington, hundred of West Derby, county Lancaster, 6 miles N.E. of Warrington, and 7 S.W. of Leigh. It is situated on the river Mersey, and belongs partly to Tempest of Broughton. The village is considerable. There is a Roman Catholic place of worship."

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"GLAZEBROOK, a township united with Rigton, in the parish of Warrington, hundred of West Derby, county Lancaster, 6 miles N.E. of Warrington, its post tows, and 7 S.W. of Leigh. It is situated on the N. bank of the river Mersey. The Roman Catholics have a chapel."

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

HOLLINFARE, a chapelry in Warrington parish, Lancashire; on the river Mersey, 2 miles N of Heatley and Warburton r. station, and 6 ENE of Warrington. Post town, Warburton, under Warrington. Pop., 752. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Chester. Value, £136. Patron, the Rector of Warrington.
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Historical Geography

In 1835 Rixton with Glazebrook was a township in the parish of Warrington.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Rixton with Glazebrook 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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