Down Holland, Lancashire
Down Holland, a township in Halsall parish, Lancashire, on the Leeds and Liverpool Canal, 3½ miles W by S of Ormskirk. Post town, Ormskirk; money order office, Halsall; telegraph office at the railway station. Acreage, .3474; population, 771. The railway station is Altcar and Hillhouse on the Cheshire Lines Committee railway. Downhoime, a village, a township, and a parish in the N.R. Yorkshire. The township lies on the river Swale, 5 miles SW of Richmond railway station, and the same distance from Leyburn. It has a post and money order office under Richmond; telegraph office, Richmond. Acreage, 1507, largely moorland; population, 73. The parish includes also the townships of Stainton, Walburn, and Ellerton Abbey. Population, 196. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon; net value, £170 with residence. The church is an ancient building in Late Norman style, and was thoroughly restored in 1886.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Down Holland from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848 (Holland, Down)
Land and Property
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