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Farleton

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Farleton.-- township, Melling par., N. Lancashire, 8 miles NE. of Lancaster, 1051 ac. (21 water), pop. 122.

John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)

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Archives & Libraries

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Census

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Farleton area is Lancaster.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

"FARLETON, a township in the parish of Melling, hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, county palatine Lancaster, 1 mile S.W. of Hornby, and 8 miles N.E. of Lancaster. The river Lune passes close to the township."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Farleton was a township in the parish of Melling in Lonsdale.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Farleton 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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