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LOWICK, a township-chapelry in Ulverstone parish, Lancashire; on the river Crake, 5 miles N of Ulverstone r. station. Post town, Newton-in-Cartmel. Acres, 1,900. Real property, £2,382. Pop., 468. Houses, 86. The property is much subdivided. The manor belongs to the Gaskarth family. Lowick Bridge, ¾ of a mile N of the church, commands a fine view of Coniston-water and Coniston-fells. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle. Valne, £104. Patrons, Mrs. Gaskarth and sisters. The church is a small edifice, covered, over both walls and roof with blue slate. Charities, £6.

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




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Civil Registration

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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

  • "LOWICK, a chapelry in the parish of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale North of the Sands, county palatine of Lancaster, 4½ miles N.W. of Ulverston, its post town. It is situated on the banks of the river Crake, which is here crossed by a bridge. From the heights behind the village is a view of Conistone with its varied scenery. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Carlisle, value £75. The chapel is a small slated edifice. There is a parochial school with teacher's residence. The charities amount to about £6 per annum."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Lowick was a chapelry and a township in the parish of Ulverston.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Lowick 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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