Tunstal, par. and township, N. Lancashire, near the confluence of the Lune and the Greta, 3 miles S. of Kirkby Lonsdale - par., 9360 ac., pop. 693; township, 1076 ac., pop. 104; P.O.
John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)
Local studies information is held at Lancaster library.
The following books contain useful information about the history of Tunstall and the surrounding area.
- The Church and Parish of Tunstall by Sara Mason, December 1994. Contact John Moffitt jamtunstal[at]aol[dot]com if you want to obtain a copy.
Details about the census records, and indexes for Tunstall.
The Register Office covering the Tunstall area is Lancaster.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Tunstall to another place.
"TUNSTALL, a parish in the hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, county Lancaster, 4 miles N.E. of Hornby railway station, and 3½ S. of Kirkby-Lonsdale, its post town. It is situated at the confluence of the rivers Greta and Lune, and contains the townships of Leck, Tunstall, Burrow, and Cantfield. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester, value £332. The church, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, was restored in 1850. The register dates from 1620. There is also the district church of Leck, the living of which is a perpetual curacy, value £80. There is an endowed school. Thurlow Castle and Burrow Hall are the principal residences. It. T. North, Esq., is lord of the manor."
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- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
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