Tatham, Lancashire

Historical Description

Tatham, a parish in Lancashire, with a station at Wennington on the M.R., 4 ½ miles E of Hornby. It includes. Tatham Fell chapelry, and its post town is Wennington under Lancaster; money order office, Hornby; telegraph office, Wennington. Acreage, 8547; population of the civil parish, 465; of the ecclesiastical, 254. Tatham and Tatham Fell are amalgamated for parish council purposes, and have a council consisting of seven members. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester; gross value, £260 with residence. The church is Later English, and consists of chancel, nave, aisky and western tower, and was completely restored in 1886.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5

Administration

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Ancient County Lancashire
Ecclesiastical parish Tatham St. James
Hundred Lonsdale south of the Sands

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