OSMOTHERLEY, a township in Ulverstone parish, Lancashire; 2 miles N W by N of Ulverstone. Acres, 1,140. Real property, £2,318. Pop. in 1851, 325; in 1861, 419. Houses, 81. The increase of pop. arose from the extension of mining operations. The manor belongs to the Duke of Buccleuch. A church-school is here, and is used as a chapel of ease.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"OSMOTHERLEY, a township in the parish of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale North of the Sands, county Lancaster, 3 miles from the parish church, and 2½ N.W. of Ulverston. The township consists of a few straggling farmhouses. There is a Church school, endowed with £16 per annum, in which Divine service is performed every alternate Sunday. The Duke of Buccleuch is lord of the manor."
In 1835 Osmotherley was a township in the parish of Ulverston.
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