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ELSWICK, a township in St. Michael-on-Wyre parish, Lancashire; 4½ miles N of Kirkham. Acres, 1,009. Real property, £1,845. Pop., 290. Houses, 65. There is an Independent chapel.

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

Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Garstang library.


Congregational / Independent
Lodge Lane Independent, Elswick



Congregational / Independent
Lodge Lane Independent, Elswick

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Civil Registration

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

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Elswick was a township in the parish of StMichaels.

Information about boundaries and administrative areas is available from A Vision of Britain through time.

You can see the administrative areas in which Elswick has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Elswick 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.