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LOWICK, a township-chapelry in Ulverstone parish, Lancashire; on the river Crake, 5 miles N of Ulverstone r. station. Post town, Newton-in-Cartmel. Acres, 1,900. Real property, 2,382. Pop., 468. Houses, 86. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to the Gaskarth family. Lowick Bridge, ¾ of a mile N of the church, commands a fine view of Coniston-water and Coniston-fells. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle. Valne, 104. Patrons, Mrs. Gaskarth and sisters. The church is a small edifice, covered, over both walls and roof with blue slate. Charities, 6.

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

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Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Lowick was a chapelry and a township in the parish of Ulverston.


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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Lowick 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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