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Nether Kellet

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KELLET (NETHER), a township in Bolton-le-Sands parish, Lancashire; 5 miles N by E of Lancaster. Acres, 2,018. Real property, £2,659. Pop., 284. Houses, 54. Dunald-Mill-Hole here is a curious stalactitic cavern, forming the commencement of a natural tunnel, which extends nearly 3 miles to the vicinity of Carnforth. A stream turns a mill adjacent to the cavern, and then traverses the tunnel.

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

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Cemeteries

Congregational / Independent
Main Rd Congregational, Nether Kellet
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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Nether Kellet area is Lancaster.

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"NETHER KELLET, a township in the parish of Bolton le Moors, hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, county Lancaster, 1½ mile from Over Kellet, and 5 miles N. of Lancaster. There are some limestone quarries. In this township is a natural cavern called Donald Mill Hole, at the entrance of which is a mill worked by a stream which runs through a subterranean passage for nearly 3 miles.

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Nether Kellet was a township in the parish of BoltonLeSands.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Nether Kellet 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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