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Posted By: GUEST,henryp
19-May-15 - 08:59 AM
Thread Name: Folklore: Local place names - local pronunciation
Subject: RE: Folklore: Local place names - local pronunciation
There are three different Claughtons in the North West;

Claughton, near Lancaster, pronounced /ˈklæftən/, Clafton
Claughton, north of Preston, pronounced /ˈklaɪtən/, Clyeton and
Claughton, on the Wirral, pronounced /ˈklɔːtən/, Clawton.