Yealand, Lancashire Family History Guide

Yealand is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Lancashire, created in 1846 from Warton (near Lancaster) Ancient Parish.

Other places in the parish include: Yealand Redmayne.

Alternative names: Warton Yealand Conyers St John, Yealand Conyers

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1839
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1848

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Beetham
  • Burton in Kendal
  • Silverdale
  • Warton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

YEALAND-CONYERS, a township and a chapelry in Warton parish, Lancashire. The township lies 1½ mile SSW of Burton and Holme r. station, and 2½ N by E of Carnforth; and has a post-office under Lancaster. Acres, 1,577. Real property, £2,655. Pop., 272. Houses, 50. Leighton Hall, Prospect house , and Morecambe Lodge are chief residences. The chapelry includes Y.-Redmayne, and comprises 3,676 acres. Pop., 481. Houses, 90. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Manchester. Value £255. Patrons, Hyndman's Trustees. The church is good; and there are chapels for Quakers and Roman Catholics, and a national school.

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

Parish Registers

The Catholic Registers Of The Domestic Chapel At Leighton Hall And Its Successor, St. Mary S Church, Yealand, Lancashire. 1762-1888. - View Online


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