The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868
"OVER KELLET, a chapelry in the parish of Bolton le Moors, hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, county Lancaster, 1½ mile from the Carnforth railway station, and 6 N.E. of Lancaster. It is situated on the Lancaster canal, and contains the hamlet of Capermhay. There is abundance of good limestone and freestone, which are extensively quarried for building purposes; also grit, which is raised for millstones. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester, value £230. The church, dedicated to St. Cuthbert, is an ancient stone structure containing three bells. A proprietary chapel was also built here by George Manton, Esq. The charities produce £61 per annum, of which £46 is the endowment of the village school.