Tunstal  Lancashire


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

TUNSTALL, a township, a parish, and a sub-district, in the district and county of Lancaster. The township lies near the confluence of the rivers Lune and Greta, 3 miles S by W of Kirkby-Lonsdale r. station. Acres 1,077. Real property, £1,550. Pop., 138. Houses, 27. The parish contains three other townships, and comprises 9,224 acres. ...

Post town, Kirkby-Lonsdale, under Burton, Westmoreland. Pop., 803. Houses, 142. T. Manor belongs to R. T. North, Esq. Thurland Castle, Burrow Hall, and Leck Hall, are chief residences. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £332.* Patron, N. Burton, Esq. The church is later English, and was repaired in 1850. The p. curacy of Leck is a separate benefice. There are two endowed schools with £30 and £50.—The sub-district includes Ireby township, and comprises 11,034 acres. Pop., 916. Houses, 162.

Tunstal through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 03rd December 2021

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