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RAMPSIDE, a village and a chapelry in Dalton-in-Furness parish, Lancashire. The village stands on the coast, 1 mile N N E of Peel r. station, and 5¼ S by E of Dalton; consists of a few scattered dwellings; is coming into some repute as a watering-place; and has a post-office under Ulverstone, and an inn. The chapelry has no defined limits. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £105* Patron, the Vicar of Dalton. The church is old but good; and there is a national school.

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




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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Rampside area is Barrow in Furness.

Description and Travel

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Rampside was a chapelry in the parish of Dalton in Furness.
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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Rampside 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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