Ulnes Walton


ULNES-WALTON, a township in Croston parish, Lancashire; 5½ miles W by N of Chorley. Acres, 2,087. Real property, £3,774. Pop., 488. Houses, 91. Traces of a monastic house are at Gradwells. Fruit is extensively grown for the market.

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


Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Ulnes Walton area is Chorley.


Description & Travel

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The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

"ULNES-WALTON, a township in the parish of Croston, hundred of Leyland, county Lancaster, 5½ miles N.W. of Chorley, and 1 mile from Cocker-Bar station on the East Lancashire line of railway. The village is situated near the river Lostock. At a farm in the neighbourhood are traces of a religious house."


Historical Geography

In 1835 Ulnes Walton was a township in the parish of Croston.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Ulnes Walton 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.