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Nether Wyresdale

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WYERSDALE (Nether), a township in Garstang parish, Lancashire; on the river Wyre, 4 miles NNE of Garstang. It contains Scorton village and Dolphinholme cotton factory; and comprises 3,640 acres. Real property, £3,892. Pop., 667. Houses, 121. The manor belongs to P. Ormrod, Esq. Wyre Side is the seat of H. Garnett, Esq.

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

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Archives and Libraries

Local studies information is held at Garstang library.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Nether Wyresdale area is Lancaster.

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Description and Travel

Information about Scorton village.

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Gazetteers

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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

  • "DOLPHINHOLME, a village in the parish of Cockerham, in the county of Lancaster, 6 miles S. of Lancaster. The living is a curacy in the diocese of Manchester, in the patronage of R. Garnett, Esq."

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  • "NETHER WYRESDALE, a township in the parish of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 4 miles N.E. of Garstang, its post town, and 6 N.E. of Garstang Church Town. The township includes the hamlet of Scorton, and is watered by the river Wyer. The soil is clay and loam. At Cross Hill is an endowed school for both sexes. The cotton manufactory of Dolphinholme is in this township. Wyerside is the principal residence. Peter Ormod, Esq., is the lord of the manor and principal landowner.

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  • "SCORTON, a hamlet in the parish of Garstang, hundred of Amounderness, county Lancaster, 2 miles N.E. of Garstang, and 9 S. of Lancaster. It is a station on the Preston and Carlisle railway. It is situated near the river Wyre."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Nether Wyresdale was a township in the parish of Garstang.

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

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Nether Wyresdale 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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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.