KIRKLAND, a township in Garstang parish, Lancashire; on the river Wyre and the Lancaster canal, 1¼ mile SW of Garstang. It contains Garstang-Churchtown village; and has there the parish church and an endowed school. Acres, 894. Real property, £2,109. Pop., 388. Houses, 83. The manor and most of the land belong to the representatives of the late T. B. Cole, Esq.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"KIRKLAND, a township in the parish of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 1½ mile S.W. of Garstang. It is situated on the river Wyre and Lancaster canal, and contains the village of Garstang Church Town, at which place stands the parish church of Garstang. The soil is gravelly. There is an endowed school, also a Sunday-school in connection with the church. In the centre of the village is an ancient stone pillar. Thomas B. Cole, Esq., is lord of the manor."
In 1835 Kirkland was a township in the parish of Garstang.
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