Torver  Lancashire


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

TORVER, a township-chapelry in Ulverston parish, Lancashire; on the Coniston railway, 2 miles SW of Coniston. It has a post-office under Windermere, and a r. station. Acres, 3,670. Real property, £1,180. Pop., 194. Houses, 42. The manor belongs to the Queen. The scenery is highly picturesque. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £113. Patron, the Rev. A. Peache. The church was rebuilt in 1848. There are an endowed school with £8 a year, and charities £7.

Torver through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd July 2024

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