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This is the Middleton near Lancaster. There is also another Middleton north of Manchester.

"MIDDLETON, a township in Lancaster parish, Lancashire; on Morecambe bay, N of the river Lune, 4½ miles WSW of Lancaster. Acres, 1,229. Real property, £1,801. Pop., 182. Houses, 32. Middleton-Tower is the seat of T. Fielden, Esq."

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


Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Lancaster and Morecambe libraries.




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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Middleton area is Lancaster.


Description and Travel

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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

  • "MIDDLETON, a township in the parish of Lancaster, hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, county Lancaster, 5 miles S.W. of Lancaster. It is situated near the river Lune, on the coast of Morecambe Bay."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Middleton was a township in the parish of Lancaster.

Information about boundaries and administrative areas is available from A Vision of Britain through time.

You can see the administrative areas in which Middleton has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.


Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Middleton 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.


You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.