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[[Category:Lancashire]]<br>'''For more information and records see [[Mitton, Yorkshire|Mitton, Yorkshire]].'''
[[Category:Lancashire]]<br>'''For more information and records see [[Mitton, Yorkshire|Mitton, Yorkshire]].'''

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England Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Gotoarrow.png Lancashire Parishes

Parish History

Mitton is partly in Lancashire and partly in Yorkshire.

MITTON, a parish in the district of Clitheroe, and partly in Lancashire, but chiefly in W. R. Yorkshire; including a peninsular tract at the confluence of the rivers Hodder and Ribble, 2¼ miles SW of Clitheroe r. station. It was once a part of Whalley parish, Lancashire; and it contains the hamlets of Chaigley, Aighton, and Bailey in Lancashire, and the townships of Great Mitton, Bashall-Eaves, Waddington, West Bradford, and Grindleton in West Riding, Yorkshire. Post town, Clitheroe, under Blackburn. The church was built in the time of Edward III. There are chapels at Grindleton, Hurst-Green, and Waddington (which see).[1]

There were Wesleyan chapels in Grindleton and Waddington.


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

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Census records

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Lancashire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

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  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870)

For more information and records see Mitton, Yorkshire.