ARKHOLME, a township-chapelry and a subdistrict in Lancaster district, Lancashire. The township is in Melling parish; lies on the river Lune, and on the Furness and Midland railway, 3 miles NNE of Hornby; and has a post office under Lancaster, and a r. station. Acres, 3,022. Real property, £3,424. Pop., 331. Houses, 59. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £80.* Patron, the Vicar of Melling. Charities, £14. The subdistrict comprises this township, the parish of Whittington, and part of another parish. Acres, 9,278. Pop., 910. Houses, 173.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"ARKHOLME, a chapelry joined with that of Cawood, in the parish of Melling, hundred of Lonsdale, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 10 miles to the N.E. of Lancaster. It is situated on the western bank of the river Lune. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Manchester, value £80, in the patronage of the vicar of Melling. There are charities amounting to £14."
"CAWOOD, a hamlet in the parish of Melling, in the hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, in the county of Lancaster. It is joined to Arkholme, to form a chapelry, and is situated near the river Lune."
In 1835 Arkholme with Cawood was a township in the parish of Melling.
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