DOLPHINHOLME, a chapelry in Cockerham parish, Lancashire; near Scorton r. station, 6 ½ miles S. of Lancaster. It has a post office under Lancaster. The living is a vicarage in the dio. of Manchester. Value, £100.* Patron, H. Garnett, Esq. The church was built in 1840. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a national school.
John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870)
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Lancashire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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