Dendron, Lancashire Family History Guide

Dendron is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1773 from Aldingham Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Aldingham Dendron St Matthew

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1788
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1803

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Aldingham
  • Urswick
  • Dalton in Furness

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DENDRON, a chapelry in Aldingham parish, Lancashire; near the Furness railway, 2 miles SE of Dalton-in-Furness. Post town, Dalton-in-Furness, Lancashire. Statistics, with the parish. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £80. Patron, the Rector of Aldingham. The church is good.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


County: Lancashire
Civil Registration District: Ulverstone
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Furness
Diocese: Chester
Rural Deanery: Furness and Cartmel
Poor Law Union: Ulverston
Hundred: Lonsdale
Province: York