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TORVER, a township-chapelry in Ulverston parish, Lancashire; on the Coniston railway, 2 miles SW of Coniston. It has a post-office under Windermere, and a r. station. Acres, 3,670. Real property, £1,180. Pop., 194. Houses, 42. The manor belongs to the Queen. The scenery is highly picturesque. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £113. Patron, the Rev. A. Peache. The church was rebuilt in 1848. There are an endowed school with £8 a year, and charities £7.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
The following books contain useful information about the history of Torver and the surrounding area.
- John Dawson, 'Torver', published by Phillimore & Co., 1985.
The Register Office covering the Torver area is Ulverston.
Description and Travel
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In 1835 Torver was a chapelry and a township in the parish of Ulverston.
The history of Torver as described in Mannex's directory of Furness and Cartmel, 1882.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD285943 (Lat/Lon: 54.339233, -3.101255), Torver which are provided by: