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Feniscowles  Lancashire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Feniscowles like this:

FENISCOWLES, a chapelry in Blackburn parish, Lancashire; near Blackburn. It was constituted in 1842; and its post town is Blackburn. Rated property, £9, 833. Pop., 3, 501. Houses, 640. The property is divided among a few. Feniscowles House is the seat of Sir William H. Feilding, Bart. The living is a vicarage, united with the p. curacy of Livesey, in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £215.* Patron, the Vicar of Blackburn. The church is good.

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Feniscowles through time

Feniscowles is now part of Blackburn With Darwen district. Click here for graphs and data of how Blackburn With Darwen has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Feniscowles itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Feniscowles, in Blackburn with Darwen and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/26035

Date accessed: 28th February 2021


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