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Foulney Island


FOULNEY, an island, in the parish of Dalton-in-Furness, union of Ulverston, hundred of Lonsdale north of the Sands, N. division of the county of Lancaster, 7 miles (S. by E.) from Dalton. It lies to the east of the Isle of Walney; its name signifies "the isle of fowls." There is no dwelling-house upon it, the land being held by farmers on the adjacent shore. The Pile of Fouldrey is distant about a mile.

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.

Dalton with Newton Town Civil Parish Dalton-In-Furness Parish, 1848 Roa Island
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Grass Footpath on Foulney Embankment

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Causeway to Foulney Island

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Stone Shelter on Foulney Island

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Embankment on Foulney Island, taken at high tide

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Beacon on Foulney Island

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