In 1210 Astley (population 11654) was Asteleghe, the east wood or clearing, from the old English east + leah. Alternative spellings include Asteleye in 1292 and later Astlegh.
This is the doorway of Dam House Astley. The inscription over the lintel reads, “Erected by Adam Mort and Margret Mort 1650″
Historically a part of Lancashire, Astley was one of the six townships that made up the ancient parish of Leigh. Astley was first mentioned in documents in 1210 when Hugh of Tyldesley, Lord of the Manors of Tyldesley and Astley, granted land in Astley to God and St Mary of Cockersand Abbey.
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– Mrs A Lloyd, Astley.
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– Mrs Norbert, Astley.