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CARLETON (Great and Little), a township in Poulton-le-Fylde parish, Lancashire; adjacent to the Blackpool railway, 1 mile SW of Poulton. Acres, 1,979. Real property, £3,905. Pop., 363. Houses, 76.

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


Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Poulton le Fylde library.




Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Carleton area is Blackpool & Fylde.


Description and Travel

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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

  • "CARLETON, a township in the parish of Poulton-le-Fylde, hundred of Amounderness, in the county palatine of Lancaster, 1 mile from Poulton. It is near the Lancashire and Yorkshire railway (western division). There is a free school in the village, endowed by Elizabeth Wilson in 1697."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Carleton was a township in the parish of Poulton le Fylde.

You can see the administrative areas in which Carleton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Carleton 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.