Slyne with Hest


SLYNE-WITH-HEST, a township in Bolton-le-Sands parish, Lancashire; on the Lancaster and Carlisle railway, 2½ miles NNW of Lancaster. It has post-offices, of the names of Slyne and Hest-Bank, under Lancaster. Acres, 1,114. Real property, £2,737. Pop., 312 Houses, 58. The manor belongs to T. Greene, Esq.; and S. House is the residence of R. G. Bradley, Esq.

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


Archives & Libraries

Local studies information is held at Lancaster and Morecambe libraries.




Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Slyne with Hest area is Lancaster.


Description & Travel

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The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868

"HEST-WITH-SLYNE, a township in the parish of Bolton-le-Sands, hundred of Lonsdale, county Lancaster, 3 miles N. of Lancaster. The Lancaster and Carlisle railway has a station at Hest Bank, a little watering place commanding extensive views. The distance across the quick-sands to Kent's Bank is 11 miles, fordable at low water."

"SLYNE-WITH-HEST, a township in the parish of Bolton-le-Sands, hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, county Lancaster, 2 miles N. of Lancaster, its post town, on the Carlisle and Kendal canal. There is a landing quay at Hest."


Historical Geography

In 1835 Slyne with Hest was a township in the parish of Bolton le Sands.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Slyne with Hest 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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