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QUERNMOOR, a township-chapelry in Lancaster parish, Lancashire; 3 miles E S E of Lancaster r. station. Post-town, Lancaster. Acres, 6,593. Real property, 5,611. Pop., 563. Houses, 104. Q. Park and most of the land belong to W. J. Garnett, Esq. Escowbeck Hall is the seat of J. Greg, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester. Value, 170.* Patron, the Vicar of Lancaster. The church was rebuilt in 1861, at a cost of 3,000; and is in the decorated English style, with a tower. There are a Quakers' chapel and a national school.

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

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Quernmore was a township in the parish of Lancaster.


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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Quernmore 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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