parish registers of the church of Bentham
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parish registers of the church of Bentham 1666-1812 by Bentham (Parish)

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Published by Lancashire Parish Record Society in Preston .
Written in English


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Statementtranscribed by W.H. Chippindall.
SeriesPublications -- 69.
ContributionsChippindall, W H., Lancashire Parish Register Society.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14122364M

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"LOW BENTHAM, a parish-town, in the wapentake of Ewcross; 4 miles SW. of Ingleton, 9 from Kirby Lonsdale, (Westm.) 12 from Settle, 15 from Lancaster, 71 from York. Pop. 2, The Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. John Baptist, in the deanry of Kirby Lonsdale, and . St Margaret’s closed in and now St John’s has reverted to its original roll as the parish church for both High and Low Bentham. Until the early nineteenth century it was the parish church for High Bentham, Burton in Lonsdale, Ingleton and Chapel le Dale. There are . A parish town, in the wapentake of Ewcross; 4 miles from Ingleton, 9 from Kirby Lonsdale (Westmoreland), 12 from Settle, 15 from Lancaster, 71 from York. Population 2, The Church is a rectory, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, in the deanery of Kirby Lonsdale, and diocese of Chester. Deposited Registers (North Yorkshire County Record Office). St Margaret's Church is in Station Road, High Bentham, North Yorkshire, is an Anglican parish church in the deanery of Ewecross, the archdeaconry of Craven, and the Diocese of benefice is united with that of St John the Baptist, Low Bentham. The church is recorded in the National Heritage List for England as a designated Grade II listed nation: Anglican.

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