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Whittington, par. and vil., N. Lancashire - par., 4416 ac., pop. 346; vil., 2 miles SW. of Kirkby Lonsdale; P.O.; in vicinity is Whittington Hall, seat.

John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)

Archives and libraries

Local studies information is held at Lancaster library.



Details about the census records, and indexes for Whittington.

Church History

Church Records

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Whittington area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Whittington area is Lancaster.

Description and Travel

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Ask for the gazetteer for a calculation of the distance from Whittington to another place.


View maps of Whittington and places within its boundaries.

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SD602762 (Lat/Lon: 54.180034, -2.611305), Whittington which are provided by:

Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Whittington 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.


You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.