Farleton, a township in Beetham parish, Westmorland, on the river Beetha, near the Lancaster Canal, 2¼ miles ESE of Milnthorpe. Acreage, 1204; population, 99. A limestone eminence here, called Farleton Knot, has an appearance similar to the Rock of Gibraltar.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Farleton from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Farleton)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Westmorland is available to browse.