Tatham Fell

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TATHAM-FELL, a chapelry, with Lowgill village, in Tatham parish, Lancashire; 2½ miles S by W of High Bentham r. station, and 5 ESE of Hornby. Post town, Wray, under Lancaster. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, 125. Patron, the Rector of Tatham. The church was built in 1745. There is a parochial school.

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

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Cemeteries

Census

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Church History

Church Records

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The registers of the parish church, The Good Shepherd, have been published by the Lancashire Parish Register Society as follows.

Civil Registration

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Tatham Fell was a chapelry in the parish of Tatham.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Tatham Fells 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.

Societies

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