SIMONSTONE, a township in Whalley parish, Lancashire; 3½ miles E of Whalley r. station. Acres, 900. Real property, £1,264. Pop., 325. Houses, 61. S. Hall is the seat of W. Dugdale, Esq.; and Huntroyde Hall, of Le Gendre N. Starkie, Esq. There is a chapel-school.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"SIMONSTONE, a township in the parish of Whalley, higher division of Blackburn hundred, county Lancaster, 4½ miles N.W. of Burnley, near the river Henburn."
In 1835 Simonstone was a township in the parish of Whalley.
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