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Originally appearing in Volume V18, Page 828 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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MORECAMBE, a municipal borough, watering-place and seaport in the Lancaster parliamentary division of Lancashire, England, on Morecambe Bay, 236 M. N.W. by N. from London by the London & North-Western railway; served also by the Midland railway. Pop. (19o1), 11,798. A fine promenade extends along the shore; there are a quay and a pier, a winter garden, and all the appointments of a seaside resort. The Midland railway is the harbour authority. The town was incorporated in 1902, and the corporation consists of a mayor, 6 aldermen and 16 councillors. The former alternative name was Poulton-le-Sands. Area, 18ot acres.
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