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placename:- St Thomas's Church
other name:- Milnthorpe Church
locality:- Milnthorpe
parish Milnthorpe parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
church
coordinates:- SD49888150
10Km square:- SD48
References : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

1Km square SD4981

photograph

St Thomas's Church -- Milnthorpe -- Milnthorpe -- Cumbria / -- 2.8.2005
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St Thomas's Church -- Milnthorpe -- Milnthorpe -- Cumbria / -- 6.5.2011

old map:- Nurse 1918

Map, The Diocese of Carlisle, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire North of the Sands, now Cumbria, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Rev Euston J Nurse, published by Charles Thurnam and Sons, 11 English Street, Carlisle, Cumberland, 1918 and 2nd edn 1939.
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MILNTHORPE
site name:- Kirby Lonsdale Rural Deanery
site name:- Archdeaconry of Westmorland
site name:- Diocese of Carlisle
date:- 1939
period:- 1930s

descriptive text:- Ford 1839 (3rd edn 1843)

Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, et al, 1839; published 1839-52.
Page 17:-
...
[Milnthorpe] ... The church was built in 1601, on the site of the old one, destroyed by fire, and
Page 18:-
consists of a nave and aisles, and a square tower containing three bells. It was re-pewed in 1775, and its interior is now remarkably neat. There are several monuments to the Bellingham, Preston, and other families.
Page 153:-
[Milnthorpe] ... An elegant and beautiful chapel, in the lancet style, has lately been built and consecrated for the use of the inhabitants. ...
person:- : Bellingham Family
person:- : Preston Family
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

incumbents:-
Padwick, Nicholas 1837
Raikes, Frederick 1870
Reade, Edwin P 1895
Pickering, Christopher 1910

source:- Dove 2009

diocese:- Carlisle Diocese
locality:- Milnthorpe
coordinates:- SD499815

Dove data number of bells: 6
weight of tenor: 11 cwt 0 qtr 14 lb (1246lbs)
pitch of tenor: G (776Hz)
scale:-
G, A, B, C, D, E
First 6 notes; intervals TTSTT; G major.
Bells cast by John Taylor and Co, 1912.
Dove 2009
Data courtesy of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers

references Handley, Diana: 1983: Notes on Furness Branch Bells::: inscriptions and history

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Thomas's Church -- Milnthorpe -- Milnthorpe -- Cumbria / -- Organ. -- 6.5.2011
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button to large St Thomas's Church -- Milnthorpe -- Milnthorpe -- Cumbria / -- Mothers Union banner. -- 6.5.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Thomas's Church -- Milnthorpe -- Milnthorpe -- Cumbria / -- Banner celebrating 150 years, 1837-1987. -- 6.5.2011

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Thomas's Church -- Milnthorpe -- Milnthorpe -- Cumbria / -- Pews. -- 6.5.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Thomas's Church -- Milnthorpe -- Milnthorpe -- Cumbria / -- Pews. -- 6.5.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Thomas's Church -- Milnthorpe -- Milnthorpe -- Cumbria / -- Pews. -- 6.5.2011
tiny photograph, 
button to large St Thomas's Church -- Milnthorpe -- Milnthorpe -- Cumbria / -- Pews. -- 6.5.2011

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