Booth, New Laund, with Filley-Close and Reedley-Hallows

BOOTH, NEW LAUND, with Filley-Close and Reedley-Hallows, a township, in the parish of Whalley, union of Burnley, Higher division of the hundred of Blackburn, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 2 miles (N.) from Burnley; containing 412 inhabitants. These three places are ancient vaccaries of Pendle; they comprise 815 acres. The river Calder divides Filley-Close and New Laund from Reedley-Hallows; and the Leeds and Liverpool canal also passes through the township.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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