Hospitals
Lathom almshouse

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Victoria County History

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William Farrer & J. Brownbill (editors)

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1908

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166

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'Hospitals: Lathom almshouse', A History of the County of Lancaster: Volume 2 (1908), pp. 166. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=38363 Date accessed: 31 October 2014.


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20. LATHOM ALMSHOUSE

This was a foundation, similar to the last, for a chaplain and eight bedesmen, founded by the second Earl of Derby in 1500. It also survived .the Reformation, or was soon refounded, and exists to the present time. (fn. 54)

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54 See V.C.H. Lancs. iii, 257.