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Tottington Lower End

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TOTTINGTON-LOWER-END, a township in Bury parish, Lancashire; 2½ miles NNW of Bury r. station. It contains Tottington and Holcombe chapelries, and is from 4 to 6 miles long. Acres, 5,038. Real property, £34,454; of which £75 are in quarries, and £200 in mines. Pop. in 1851, 10,691; in 1861, 11,764. Houses, 2,268. See Tottington and Holcombe.

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


Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Bury library.




Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Tottington area is Bury.


Description and Travel

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David Greenhalgh has extracted entries from Pigot's 1828 Directory.



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Historical Geography

In 1835 Tottington Lower End was a township in the parish of Bury.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Tottington 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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