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Finsthwaite


FINSTHWAITE, a parochial chapelry, in the parish of Coulton, union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 8½ miles (N.E. by N.) from Ulverston. It is bounded on the north-east by the outlet of Windermere lake. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £76; patrons, the Landowners. The chapel, dedicated to St. Peter, was consecrated and made parochial in 1725; it has been enlarged, and 30 free sittings provided. There is a small endowment for a school, by James Dixon, in 1729.

Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.

Cumbria Windermere (Lake) Colton Civil Parish Church of St Peter, Finsthwaite The Spire, near Finsthwaite
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A corner of Finsthwaite

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St Peter, Finsthwaite: mid-February 2015

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Finsthwaite House

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Windermere (Lake)
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Finsthwaite Village Hall

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