Place:Rimington, West Riding of Yorkshire, England

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NameRimington
Alt namesRimmingtonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates53.908°N 2.295°W
Located inWest Riding of Yorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Also located inYorkshire, England     ( - 1974)
Lancashire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoBowland Rural, West Riding of Yorkshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Ribble Valley (borough), Lancashire, Englanddistrict municipality in which it has been situated since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog
the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Rimington is a rural village and civil parish which, since 1974, has been in the Ribble Valley District of Lancashire. It is east of Clitheroe and south of the A59 road. The village consists of the hamlets of Howgill (re-directed here), Martin Top, Newby and Stopper Lane.

Historically, Rimington was in the ecclesiastical parish of Gisburn in Staincliffe Wapentake. From 1894 until 1974, Rimington was located in Bowland Rural District. In 1974 the area became part of the Ribble Valley District of Lancashire.

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