In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Dolphinholme like this:
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.
Additional information about this locality is available for Cockerham
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Dolphinholme, in Wyre and Lancashire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th March 2017
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