Tatham Fells, Lancashire Family History Guide

Tatham Fells is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1737 from Tatham Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Tatham Fell

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1745

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Tatham Fells

  • Tatham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TATHAM-FELL, a chapelry, with Lowgill village, in Tatham parish, Lancashire; 2½ miles S by W of High Bentham r. station, and 5 ESE of Hornby. Post town, Wray, under Lancaster. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value, £125. Patron, the Rector of Tatham. The church was built in 1745. There is a parochial school.

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

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

TATHAM-FELL, a chapelry, in the parish of Tatham, hundred of Lonsdale, south of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 12 ½ miles (E. N. E.) from Lancaster. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £125; patron, the Rector of Tatham.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.


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