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Farleton, Westmorland

Historical Description

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.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWestmorland 
Civil parishBeetham 
Poor Law unionKendal 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Farleton from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Westmorland is available to browse.