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LUND, a chapelry in Kirkham parish, Lancashire; at the head of the Ribble estuary, near the Preston and Wyre railway, 3 miles ESE of Kirkham. It was constituted in 1840. Post town, Kirkham, under Preston. Rated property, 7,429. Pop., 733. Houses, 138. Much of the property belongs to Col. J. T. Clifton. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, 364. Patron, Christ Church, Oxford. The church was rebuilt in 1824.

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

Archives and libraries

Local studies information is held at Kirkham library.



Details about the census records, and indexes for Lund.

Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

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

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Lund chapel was sited in the township of Clifton with Salwick in the parish of Kirkham.


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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Lund 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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