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Thornton in Lonsdale  West Riding

 

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

THORNTON-IN-LONSDALE, a parish, with three townships, partly in Lancaster district, Lancashire, but chiefly in Settle district, W. R. Yorkshire; on the Ingleton railway, 1 mile WNW of Ingleton. Post town, Ingleton, under Lancaster. Acres, 13,242. Rated property, £10,260. Pop., 1,151. Houses, 237. ...


The property is much subdivided. T. Scar is a picturesque cliff, about 300 feet high; and T. Force is a fine cascade, about 90 feet in fall. Yordas Cave, and spots around it, present romantic features. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ripon. Value, £120.* Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Worcester. The church is old. The p. curacy of Burton-in-Lonsdale is a separate benefice. Charities, £51.

Thornton in Lonsdale through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Thornton in Lonsdale, in Craven and West Riding | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/14352

Date accessed: 03rd December 2021


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