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Cockerham, Lancashire

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Cockerham, Lancashire

Cockerham is a small village and civil parish within the City of Lancaster in Lancashire, England. It is 6 miles south of Lancaster and 15 miles north-northwest of Preston. Located on the River Cocker, at the estuary of the River Lune, it has a total resident population of 558. Cockerham has lain within the historic county boundaries of Lancashire since the Middle Ages having previously formed a township and parish within the hundred of Lonsdale and district of Lancaster.
DistrictLancaster
Post townLANCASTER
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD4652
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01524
Population558 (2001)
 

Other names by which Cockerham, Lancashire has been known in the past

Cochreham

Cockerham, Lancashire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Cockerham, par. and township (ry. sta. Cockerham Cross), N. Lancashire, on the Cocker, near Lancaster Canal, 6 miles S. of Lancaster-par., 14,750 ac. (547 water), pop. 3267; township, 5562 ac., pop.761; P..

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