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BULK, a township in Lancaster parish, Lancashire; adjacent to the Kendal canal and the Carlisle railway, 2 miles NE of Lancaster. Acres, 1,147. Real property, 2,590. Pop., 109. Houses, 19. Bulk House is the seat of the Bushells.

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

Archives and libraries

Local studies information is held at Lancaster and Morecambe libraries.



Details about the census records, and indexes for Bulk.

Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Bulk area is Lancaster.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

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


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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Bulk 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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