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Welch Whittle

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WHITTLE (Welsh), a township in Standish parish, Lancashire; 3¼ miles SW of Chorley. Acres, 594. Real property, £1,915; of which £900 are in mines. Pop., 148. Houses, 29.

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

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Chorley library.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Welch Whittle area is Chorley.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"WELSH WHITTLE, a township in the parish of Standish, hundred of Leyland, county Lancaster, 3 miles S.W. of Chorley.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Welch Whittle was a township in the parish of Standish.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Welch Whittle 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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