Quernmore, Lancashire Family History Guide

Quernmore is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1836 from Lancaster St Mary Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Quernmoor, Quernmoore

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: None
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1856

Nonconformists include: Quaker, Independent Methodist and Roman Catholic.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Wyresdale
  • Caton with Littledale
  • Halton
  • Lancaster St Mary
  • Ellel

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

QUERNMOOR, a township-chapelry in Lancaster parish, Lancashire; 3 miles ESE of Lancaster r. station. Post-town, Lancaster. Acres, 6,593. Real property, £5,611. Pop., 563. Houses, 104. Q. Park and most of the land belong to W. J. Garnett, Esq. Escowbeck Hall is the seat of J. Greg, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £170. Patron, the Vicar of Lancaster. The church was rebuilt in 1861, at a cost of £3,000; and is in the decorated English style, with a tower. There are a Quakers’ chapel and a national school.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Lancashire
  • Civil Registration District: Lancaster
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Commissary of the Archdeaconry of Richmond Western Deaneries - Amounderness
  • Diocese: Manchester
  • Rural Deanery: Amounderness
  • Poor Law Union: Caton Gilbert Union
  • Hundred: Lonsdale
  • Province: York