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The ENG-LAN-ROSSENDALE list is for anyone with a genealogical interest in and around the district of Rossendale, Lancashire, England, including the townships of Bacup, Haslingden, Rawtenstall, and the villages and hamlets in the Forest of Rossendale area, including Chatterton and Strongstry, Cloughfold, Clowbridge, Crawshawbooth, Edenfield, Ewood Bridge, Goodshaw, Helmshore, Irwell Vale, Loveclough, Lumb,Newchurch, Stacksteads, Stubbins, Todmorden, Waterfoot, Weir, and Whitworth.
Discussion of family history, migration patterns, immigration, historical sketches, census data, wills, vital records (births, marriages, deaths), and web sites relating to the area is encouraged. Please only send details about ancestors you know came from or lived in this area or who had other connections with the area.
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