History of Holy Trinity Church. Bolton-le-Sands

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A History of Holy Trinity Church, Bolton-le-Sands

Courtesty of “Lancashire Past” Lancashire and History Website and Blog.

In 1094, Roger de Poitou was the owner of most of the land in Lancashire. He founded Lancaster Priory, next to his newly built Lancaster Castle. He also endowed the monastery with thirteen churches to support it, and the church at Bolton-le-Sands was one of them.

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Holy Trinity Church, Bolton-le-Sands

Lancaster Priory was a daughter cell of St Martin of Sees in France, and so Bolton-le-Sands Church was ultimately under St Martin’s control. This ended in 1250 when the monastery forfeited its ownership of Bolton-le-Sands, in return for control over Poulton- le-Fylde Parish Church.

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