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Priest Hutton

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HUTTON-PRIEST, a township in Warton parish, Lancashire; near the Kendal canal, the Lancaster and Carlisle railway, and the boundary with Westmoreland 2¼ miles S of Burton-in-Kendal. Acres, 1,068. Real property, £1,628. Pop., 218. Houses, 47. There is an endowed school for girls.

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

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Priest Hutton area is Lancaster.

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"PRIEST-HUTTON, a township in the parish of Warton, hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, county Lancaster."

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"HUTTON PRIEST, a township in the parish of Warton, county Lancaster, 8 miles N.E. of Lancaster. It is situated near the Kendal canal."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Priest Hutton was a township in the parish of Warton.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Priest Hutton 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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