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TARBOCK, or Torbock, a township in Huyton parish, Lancashire; 3¼ miles S of Prescot. Acres, 2,447. Real property, £4,623. Pop., 626. Houses, 116. Extensive collieries were here, but are now nearly exhausted. There is a brewery.

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

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Census

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Tarbock area is Knowsley.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"TARBOCK, a township in the parish of Huyton, hundred of West Derby, county Lancaster, 8 miles S.E. of Liverpool, and 3 W. of Ditton railway station. The inhabitants are engaged in the collieries and in agriculture. There is a brewery."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Tarbock was a township in the parish of Huyton.

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History

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Maps

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Tarbock 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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