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Yealand Conyers

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YEALAND-CONYERS, a township and a chapelry in Warton parish, Lancashire. The township lies 1½ mile SSW of Burton and Holme r. station, and 2½ N by E of Carnforth; and has a post-office under Lancaster-Acres, 1,577. Real property, £2,655. Pop., 272. Houses, 50. Leighton Hall, Prospect house , and Morecambe Lodge are chief residences. The chapelry includes Y.-Redmayne, and comprises 3,676 acres. Pop., 481. Houses, 90. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value £255.* Patrons, Hyndman's Trustees. The church is good; and there are chapels for Quakers and Roman Catholics, and a national school.

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

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Civil Registration

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Gazetteers

1868 - The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland

"YEALAND CONYER, (and YEALAND REDMAYNE), townships in the parish of Warton, hundred of Lonsdale South of the Sands, county Lancaster, 1 mile N. of Warton, 2½ miles S.W. of Burton-in-Kendal, and 8 N.E. of Lancaster. They are situated on the Kendal canal and Carlisle railway. The village is surrounded by numerous seats and villas. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Manchester, value £60, in the patronage of the Hyndman Trustees. The church is dedicated to St. John. There are also a Roman Catholic chapel, dedicated to the Virgin Mary, and a meeting-house belonging to the Society of Friends, who have a school here."

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In 1835 Yealand Conyers was a township in the parish of Warton.

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Probate Records

For probate purposes prior to 1858, Yealand Conyers 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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