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BLEASDALE, or Admarsh, a chapelry in Lancaster parish, Lancashire; among the hills, 5 miles ENE of Garstang r. station. It has a post office, of the name of Bleasdale, under Garstang. Acres, 8,490. Real property, 2,418. Pop., 372. Houses, 52. Most of the area was formerly forest, belonging to the Crown. Bleasdale Tower is the seat of W. J Garnett, Esq. Bleasdale Fell is 1,709 feet high. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, 80.* Patron, the Vicar of Lancaster. The church was built in 1837. There are an endowed school, a reformatory, and charities 44.

John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)

Archives and libraries

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Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Bleasdale area is Lancaster.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Bleasdale was a township in the parish of Lancaster.



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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Bleasdale was in the Archdeaconry of Richmond, in the Diocese of Chester. The original Lancashire wills for the Archdeaconry of Richmond are held at the Lancashire Record Office.


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