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The District of Fulwood, Preston
in the County of
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FULWOOD, a township-chapelry in Lancaster parish, Lancashire; on the Lancaster and Preston railway, 1½ mile N of Preston. It has a station on the railway; and its post town is Preston. Acres, 2, 077. Real property, £6, 218. Pop. in 1851, 1, 748; in 1861, 2, 313. Houses, 172. This was part of the ancient royal forest of Fulwood, now enclosed; and Preston race-ground was part of it. Extensive barracks are here. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Manchester. Value, not reported. Patron, the Vicar of L. The church is recent.

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

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