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Over Kellet, Lancashire

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Over Kellet, Lancashire

Over Kellet is a village and civil parish near Carnforth in the English county of Lancashire. The parish, which is in the City of Lancaster, includes the village of Capernwray, at its northern end, and has a population of 778. The Lancaster Canal passes through the parish. The village was referred to as Chellet in the Domesday Book, and more recently has also been known as Lesser Kellet. It is approximately 1 mile east of Carnforth, and 0.6 miles east of junction 35 of the M6 motorway.
Administrative CountyLancashire
Traditional CountyLancashire
OS GridSD5269
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionNorth West
Police AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityLancashire
Ambulance AuthorityNorth West
Dialling code01524
Population778 (2001)

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

Kellet ~ Kellet Over

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

Kellet, Over, township, Bolton le Sands par., 5½ miles NE. of Lancaster, 3210 ac., pop. 494.

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