Woodland, eccl. dist. and ry. sta., Kirkby Ireleth par., N. Lancashire, 3½ miles NE. of Broughton-in-Furness, pop. 87.
John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887)
Local studies information is held at Cumbria Record Office & Local Studies Library, Barrow.
Details about the census records, and indexes for Woodland.
The Register Office covering the Woodland area is Ulverston.
Residents in 1882 found in Mannex's directory of Furness and Cartmel.
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"WOODLAND, a chapelry in the parish of Kirkby Ireleth, hundred of Lonsdale North of the Sands, county Lancaster, 8 miles N.W. of Ulverston. It is situated near the river Dudden, and is joined with Heathwaite. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Chester,-value £70, in the patronage of the landowners. The chapel-of-ease was built in 1689, and repaired in 1822."
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The history of Heathwaite and Woodland as described in Mannex's directory of Furness and Cartmel, 1882.
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