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.
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Directories & Gazetteers
Transcript of the entry for Tatham (St. James) from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848
Online maps of Tatham are available from a number of sites:
Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
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