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BORWICK, a township, with a r. station, in Warton parish, Lancashire; on the Furness and Midland railway, near the Northwestern, 3 miles NNE of Carnforth. Acres, 836. Real property, £1,765. Pop., 194. Houses, 35. Borwick Hall, the seat of the Standishes, gave lodging to Charles II. on his way to Worcester.

John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)

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Census

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Borwick area is Lancaster.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"BORWICK, a township in the parish of Warton, and hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 7 miles to the N. of Lancaster. The Lancaster and Carlisle railway runs near the village, which is not far from the coast of Morecambe Bay. The chief residence is Borwick Hall, the seat of the Standish family. Charles II. was entertained here on his way from the north to Worcester, the army encamping in the neighbourhood."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Borwick was a township in the parish of Warton.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Borwick 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.

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Societies

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