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Wheatley Carr

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WHEATLEY-CARR, an extra-parochial tract in Burnley district, Lancashire; 3¼ miles WSW of Colne. Acres, 200. Pop., 46. Houses, 9.

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

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Wheatley Carr area is Burnley and Pendle.

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"WHEATLEY-CARR, a township in the parish of Whalley, county Lancaster, 4 miles S.W. of Colne. It is situated on the Leeds and Liverpool canal, near the river Henburn."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Wheatley Carr was a township in the parish of Whalley.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Wheatley Carr 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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