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Farleton.-- township, Melling par., N. Lancashire, 8 miles NE. of Lancaster, 1051 ac. (21 water), pop. 122.

John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)

Archives and libraries

Local studies information is held at Lancaster and Morecambe libraries.



Details about the census records, and indexes for Farleton.

Church History

Church Records

Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Farleton area is Lancaster.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Farleton was a township in the parish of Melling in Lonsdale.


View maps of Farleton and places within its boundaries.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD572670 (Lat/Lon: 54.097111, -2.655960), Farleton which are provided by:

Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Farleton 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.