FULWOOD, a township-chapelry in Lancaster parish, Lancashire; on the Lancaster and Preston railway, 1½ mile N of Preston. It has a station on the railway; and its post town is Preston. Acres, 2,077. Real property, £6,218. Pop. in 1851, 1,748; in 1861, 2,313. Houses, 172. This was part of the ancient royal forest of Fulwood, now enclosed; and Preston race-ground was part of it. Extensive barracks are here. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, not reported. Patron, the Vicar of L. The church is recent.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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|Christ Church Church of England, Fulwood|
|Garrison Chapel, Fulwood, Church of England|
|St Cuthbert, Fulwood, Church of England|
|St Martin, Fulwood, Church of England|
|St Peter, Fulwood, Church of England|
|Symonds Rd United Reformed, Fulwood|
|Our Lady and St Edward Roman Catholic, Fulwood|
|St Anthony of Padua Roman Catholic, Cadley|
|St Clare Roman Catholic, Fulwood|
The Register Office covering the Fulwood area is Preston and South Ribble
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"FULWOOD, a township in the parish of Lancaster, hundred of Amounderness, county palatine Lancaster, 2 miles N. of Preston, and 20 S. of Lancaster. The district of Freehold Park and the hamlet of Cadley are included in this township Here are extensive barracks, occupying, with the grounds attached, nearly 30 acres."
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