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Upper Rawcliffe with Tarnacre

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RAWCLIFFE (Upper)-WITH-TARNACRE, a town-ship, with a village, in St. Michael-on-Wyre parish, Lancashire; on the river Wyre, 3¾ miles S W of Garstang. Acres, 3,743. Real property, £5,233. Pop., 682. Houses, 117. The property is divided chiefly among five. The manor belongs to the Earl of Derby. The parish church and a national school are here.

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

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Garstang library.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Upper Rawcliffe area is Lancaster.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"UPPER RAWCLIFFE, a township in the parish of St. Michael-on-Wyre, county Lancaster, 2 miles N.E. of Rawcliffe, Out, and 6 S.W. of Garstang. It is joined with Tarnicar, or Tarnacre, to form a township. There is a school with a small endowment.

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"TARNACRE, (or Tarnicar), a hamlet in the parish of St. Michael-on-Wyre, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 4 miles S.W. of Garstang. It is joined with Upper Rawcliffe to form a township."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Upper Rawcliffe was a township in the parish of StMichaels.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Upper Rawcliffe 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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