BLAWITH, a township-chapelry in Ulverston parish, Lancashire; on the river Crake, 4 miles NW of Foxfield r. station, and 6 N of Ulverston. Post Town, Newby Bridge, under Newton-in-Cartmel. Acres, 2,620. Real property, £1,082. Pop., 193. Houses, 39. The property is much subdivided. Much of the surface is upland moor. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £63. Patrons, Messrs. Petty and Postlethwaite. The church is an edifice of slatestone and red sandstone, in the pointed style, and was built in 1862. Charities, £10.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"BLAWITH, a chapelry in the parish of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 7 miles to the N. of Ulverston. It lies near the south end of Coniston Water. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Chester, of the value of £63, in the patronage of T. R. G. Braddyll, Esq. There is a school with a small endowment, and other charities of trifling value."
In 1835 Blawith was a chapelry and a township in the parish of Ulverston.
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