The Ancient Parish of WHALLEY
[Transcribed information mainly from the early 1820s]"WHALLEY, a parish in the county of Lancashire."
"WHITEWELL, in the township of the Forest of Bowland, lower, and parish of Whalley, (Lanc.) west-division and liberty of Staincliffe; 8 miles NW. of Clitheroe, (Lanc.) 13½ from Gisburn, 17 from Lancaster. Here is a Chapel of Ease under Whalley, built in 1817, value, p.r. £82. 9s."
[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- St. Michael's Church, Whitewell.
- Transcript of the entry of "professions and trades" in the Baines's Directory and Gazetteer, Vol I, West Riding.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Whalley to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD733364 (Lat/Lon: 53.823179, -2.40708), Whalley which are provided by:
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- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- Old Maps Online
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- This parish is covered by the following Society: