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A joint township with Croft in the parish of WINWICK, hundred of WEST DERBY, county palatine of LANCASTER, 3-1/2 miles ( E.) from Newton in Mackerfield, containing 1,257 inhabitants.

The Hall once belonged to the Roman Catholic college of Stonyhurst, and part of it is still used as a chapel by persons of that persuasion.

From: A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, Vol. IV, London, 1831, page 137.

Entered here 4 September 2004 by Lynn Ransom Burton.

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