Place:


Arkholme  Lancashire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Arkholme like this:

ARKHOLME, a township-chapelry and a subdistrict in Lancaster district, Lancashire. The township is in Melling parish; lies on the river Lune, and on the Furness and Midland railway, 3 miles NNE of Hornby; and has a post office under Lancaster, and a r. station. Acres, 3,022. Real property, £3,424. Pop., 331. Houses, 59. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £80.* Patron, the Vicar of Melling. Chari ties, £14.-The subdistrict comprises this township, the parish of Whittington, and part of another parish. Acres, 9,278. Pop., 910. Houses, 173.

Arkholme through time

Arkholme is now part of Lancaster district. Click here for graphs and data of how Lancaster has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Arkholme itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Arkholme, in Lancaster and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/9838

Date accessed: 12th December 2018


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