Place:Parbold, Lancashire, England

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NameParbold
TypeVillage
Coordinates53.5934°N 2.7649°W
Located inLancashire, England
See alsoWigan Rural, Lancashire, Englandrural district of which it was a part 1894-1974
West Lancashire (borough), Lancashire, Englanddistrict municipality into which it was absorbed in 1974
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Parbold is a large commuter village and civil parish now in the Borough of West Lancashire in Lancashire, England. It covers an area of 210 acres (85 ha) and has a population of 2,700. From 1894 until 1974 Parbold was a civil parish within Wigan Rural District.

Until the late 19th century, Parbold was part of the parish of Eccleston and the Leyland Hundred, or Leylandshire, an ancient subdivision of Lancashire that included Brindle, Chorley, Croston, Penwortham and Standish.

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