SILVERDALE, a village and a township-chapelry in Warton parish, Lancashire. The village stands on Morecambe bay, near the Lancaster and Ulverstone railway, 4½ miles NW of Carnforth; is a sea-bathing resort; and has a r. station with telegraph, a post-office under Lancaster, a hotel, and good lodging-houses. The chapelry comprises 1,145 acres. Real property, £1,262. Pop., 294. Houses, 58. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £200.* Patron, the Vicar of Warton. The church was built in 1679, and enlarged in 1829.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)
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"SILVERDALE, a township in the parish of Warton, hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, county Lancaster, 11 miles N. of Lancaster, its post town, 5 S.W. of Burton-in-Kendal, and 6 N. of the Carnforth railway station. It is a station on the Lancaster railway. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on Morecambe Bay. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Manchester, value £80, in the patronage of the Vicar of Warton. The church, erected in 1679, was restored and enlarged in 1829. The parochial charities produce about £12 per annum."
In 1835 Silverdale was a township in the parish of Warton.
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