"INSKIP, a township and a chapelry in St. Michael-on-Wyre parish, Lancashire. The township bears the name of Inskip-with-Sowerby; lies 4 miles WSW of Brock r. station, and 9 NW of Preston; and has a postal letter box under Preston. Acres, 2,888. Real property, £3,748. Pop., 663. Houses, 129. The manor belongs to the Earl of Derby. The chapelry is larger than the township, and was constituted in 1850. Pop., 780. Houses, 158. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £105. * Patron, the Vicar of St. Michael-on-Wyre. The church is a neat edifice, of nave and chancel, with a belfry. There are a Baptist chapel, a national school, and some small charities."
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"INSKIP-WITH-SOWERBY, a township in the parish of St. Michael-on-Wyre, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 7 miles N.W. of Preston, its post town, and 5 S.W. of Garstang. It is situated near the river Wyre. The soil is very light and peaty. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in agriculture. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Manchester, value £105, in the patronage of the Vicar of St. Michael-on-Wyre. There is a National school for both sexes. The Earl of Derby is lord of the manor."
"SOWERBY, a hamlet in the parish of St. Michael-on-Wyre, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 5 miles N.E. of Kirkhave. It is in conjunction with Inskip."
The is a one-name study being undertaken for those with a surname of Inskip.
In 1835 Inskip with Sowerby was a township in the parish of St. Michaels.
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