Nether Kellet

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Coordinates: 54°06′25″N 2°45′32″W / 54.107°N 2.759°W / 54.107; -2.759

Nether Kellet
Nether Kellet Village Green - geograph.org.uk - 5513.jpg
Village Green
Nether Kellet is located in Lancashire
Nether Kellet
Nether Kellet
 Nether Kellet shown within Lancashire
Population 646 (2001)
OS grid reference SD504681
Civil parish Nether Kellet
District Lancaster
Shire county Lancashire
Region North West
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town CARNFORTH
Postcode district LA6
Dialling code 01524
Police Lancashire
Fire Lancashire
Ambulance North West
EU Parliament North West England
UK Parliament Morecambe and Lunesdale
List of places
UK
England
Lancashire

Nether Kellet is a village and civil parish in the City of Lancaster in Lancashire, England, a few miles south of Carnforth. It had a population of 646 recorded in the 2001 census.[1] The parish includes the small hamlet of Addington, to the east.

Community[edit]

Nether Kellet is one of the Thankful Villages - only 52 of which are known. These villages and parishes sent men to fight in the Great War, 1914-1918, and all of them came back alive. Nether Kellet sent 21. Their near neighbour, Arkholme, 5 miles (8.0 km) to the east, sent by far the most, 59 men, all of whom returned. It is remarkable to think that two small villages, geographically so close to one another, escaped unscathed from such a conflagration. Furthermore, Nether Kellet was doubly thankful,[2] as 16 villagers served in World War II, 1939-1945, without loss of life.

Geography[edit]

The village is located south of Over Kellet, north of Halton, west of Aughton and east of Bolton-le-Sands.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Office for National Statistics : Census 2001 : Parish Headcounts : Lancaster Retrieved 12 February 2010
  2. ^ Jon Kelly (11 November 2011). "Thankful villages: The places where everyone came back from the wars". BBC News. Retrieved 11 November 2011. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Nether Kellet at Wikimedia Commons