Nether Kellet

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KELLET (NETHER), a township in Bolton-le-Sands parish, Lancashire; 5 miles N by E of Lancaster. Acres, 2,018. Real property, 2,659. Pop., 284. Houses, 54. Dunald-Mill-Hole here is a curious stalactitic cavern, forming the commencement of a natural tunnel, which extends nearly 3 miles to the vicinity of Carnforth. A stream turns a mill adjacent to the cavern, and then traverses the tunnel.

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

Archives and libraries

Local studies information is held at Lancaster and Morecambe libraries.



Details about the census records, and indexes for Nether Kellett.

Church History

Church Records

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Nether Kellet area is Lancaster.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Nether Kellet was a township in the parish of BoltonLeSands.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Nether Kellet 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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