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Kirklinton Parish, 1848


KIRK-LINTON (St. Cuthbert), a parish, in the union of Longtown, Eskdale ward, E. division of Cumberland, 4¾ miles (E. by S.) from Longtown; containing, with the townships of Hethersgill, Middle-Quarter, and West Linton, 1,902 inhabitants. This parish, which is bounded on the north by the river Line, comprises 9,791a. 26p. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £1. 1. 0½.; and in the patronage of the family of Dacre, with a net income of £98. The church is a good specimen of the Norman style. Here is a place of worship for the Society of Friends; and at Blackford is a schoolroom, licensed for the performance of divine worship. Near Kirk-Linton Hall are the remains of an ancient fortress. The celebrated watchmaker, George Graham, esteemed the best mechanic of his time, was a native of the parish; he died in 1751, and was interred in Westminster Abbey.

Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.

Kirklinton Kirklinton Middle Quarter Cumberland, Parishes and Townships, 1848 Hethersgill West Linton Township, Cumberland
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Kirklinton Middle Quarter
- MIDDLE QUARTER, a township, in the parish of Kirk-Linton, union of Longtown, Eskdale ward, E. division of Cumberland; with 536 inhabitants. Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the ...
Hethersgill
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Hethersgill
- Overview Map Street View Hethersgill is a village in the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria, located about 8 miles north-east of the centre of Carlisle. St Mary's Church here ...

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