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Roeburndale

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ROEBURNDALE, a township in Melling parish, Lancashire; near the boundary with Yorkshire, 9 miles E N E of Lancaster. Acres, 8,845. Real property, £2,310; of which £60 are in quarries. Pop., 144. Houses. 23. Much of the land is moor and mountain.

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

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Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Lancaster library.

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Roeburndale area is Lancaster.

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Description & Travel

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"ROEBURNDALE, a township in the parish of Melling, hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, county Lancaster, 9 miles N.E. of Lancaster. It is situated on the river Water, which flows to the Hindburn, near Hornby."

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"ROBURNDALE, a township in the parish of Melling, hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, county Lancaster, 8 miles N.E. of Lancaster."

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Historical Geography

In 1835 Roeburndale was a township in the parish of Melling in Lonsdale.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Roeburndale 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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Societies

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