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Woodland

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)

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Census

Churches

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Civil Registration

The Register Office covering the Woodland area is Ulverston.

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Description and Travel

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Directories

Residents in 1882 found in Mannex's directory of Furness and Cartmel.

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Gazetteers

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1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

  • "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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Historical Geography

In 1835 Woodland was a chapelry in the township of Broughton in Furness in the parish of Kirkby Ireleth.

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History

The history of Heathwaite and Woodland as described in Mannex's directory of Furness and Cartmel, 1882.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Woodland was in the peculiar of the Dean of the Chapter of York whose records are deposited at the Borthwick Institute.

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You can also see Family History Societies covering the nearby area, plotted on a map. This facility is being developed, and is awaiting societies to enter information about the places they cover.