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CARLETON (Great and Little), a township in Poulton-le-Fylde parish, Lancashire; adjacent to the Blackpool railway, 1 mile SW of Poulton. Acres, 1,979. Real property, 3,905. Pop., 363. Houses, 76.

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

Archives and libraries

Local studies information is held at Poulton le Fylde library.



Details about the census records, and indexes for Carleton.

Church History

Church Records

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Carleton area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Carleton area is Blackpool & Fylde.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Carleton was a township in the parish of Poulton le Fylde.


View maps of Carleton and places within its boundaries.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD339401 (Lat/Lon: 53.852906, -3.006352), Carleton which are provided by:

Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Carleton 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.


You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.