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The Parish of Lowton
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Lowton was one of the berewicks of the royal manor of Newton, and later a member of the Barony of Makerfield.

Byrom Manor, the ancestral home of the poet John Byrom, was constructed during the 18th century, though there are records of a manor here dating back to 1212.

Further information on the history of Lowton is available via the website
'A piece of Lowton History'

Byrom Hall, Lowton Byrom Hall, Lowton
Photograph by kind permission and
© of Frances Holcroft, 2010
Newton Rd, Lowton Newton Road, Lowton
Picture by kind permission of Mr. and Mrs. Peter Ward, formerly of Winwick Lane, Lowton
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