SKERTON, a suburban village and a township-chapelry in Lancaster parish, Lancashire. The village is suburban to Lancaster; communicates with that town by a five-arched bridge, across the river Lune; and has a post-office under Lancaster, and a police station. The chapelry comprises 1,186 acres. Real property, £6,179; of which £90 are in fisheries. Pop., 1,556. Houses, 317. The property is subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £100. Patrons, Trustees. The church is a neat building, with a pinnacled tower. There is an endowed school with £12 a year.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
- Free Grace, Lune St, Baptist
- St Chad, Torrisholme Road, Church of England
- St Luke, Mainway, Church of England
- Main St, Primitive Methodist
- Main St, Wesleyan Methodist
- Owen Rd, Wesleyan Methodist
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