Cartmel Fell

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CARTMEL-FELL, a township-chapelry in Cartmel parish, Lancashire; on the river Winster, 4¾ miles N of Grange r. station, and 6½ NNE of Cartmel. Post Town, Newton-in-Cartmel. Acres, 2,900. Real property, 3,114. Pop., 308. Houses, 61. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, 130. Patron, the Duke of Devonshire. The church is good; and there is a Quakers' chapel.

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

Archives and libraries

Local studies information is held at Cumbria Record Office & Local Studies Library, Barrow and at Kendal library.



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Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Cartmel Fell area is Ulverston.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Cartmel Fell was a township in the parish of Cartmel.


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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Cartmel Fell 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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