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Kirkland

KIRKLAND, a township in Garstang parish, Lancashire; on the river Wyre and the Lancaster canal, 1¼ mile SW of Garstang. It contains Garstang-Churchtown village; and has there the parish church and an endowed school. Acres, 894. Real property, £2,109. Pop., 388. Houses, 83. The manor and most of the land belong to the representatives of the late T. B. Cole, Esq.

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

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Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Garstang library.

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Census

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Kirkland area or see them printed on a map.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Kirkland area is Lancaster.

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Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

  • "KIRKLAND, a township in the parish of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 1½ mile S.W. of Garstang. It is situated on the river Wyre and Lancaster canal, and contains the village of Garstang Church Town, at which place stands the parish church of Garstang. The soil is gravelly. There is an endowed school, also a Sunday-school in connection with the church. In the centre of the village is an ancient stone pillar. Thomas B. Cole, Esq., is lord of the manor."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Kirkland was a township in the parish of Garstang.

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

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Kirkland 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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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.