Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for THURNHAM

THURNHAM, a township in Lancaster and Cockerham parishes, Lancashire; 4½ miles SSW of Lancaster-Acres, 1,219. Real property, £3,345. Pop., 717. Houses, 121. Much of the land belongs to Sir J. Fitzgerald, Bart. T. Hall is an ancient mansion. There are a handsome Roman Catholic chapel and an endowed school.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a township"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Cockerham CP/AP       Lancaster AP/Tn/CP       Thurnham CP/Tn       Lancashire AncC
Place: Thurnham

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