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Lorton Parish, 1848


LORTON (St. Cuthbert), a parish, in the union of Cockermouth, Allerdale ward above Derwent, W. division of Cumberland; containing, with the townships of Brackenthwaite and Wythop, 635 inhabitants, of whom 394 are in the township of Lorton, 3¾ miles (S.E. by S.) from Cockermouth. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £76; patron, the Earl of Lonsdale. At Wythop is a second incumbency.

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.

Lorton Civil Parish Brackenthwaite (Cockermouth) Wythop Chapelry, Historical Account, 1842 Cumberland, Parishes and Townships, 1848
Brackenthwaite (Cockermouth)
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Brackenthwaite (Cockermouth)
- BRACKENTHWAITE, a township, in the parish of Lorton, union of Cockermouth, Allerdale ward above Derwent, W. division of Cumberland, 8½ miles (W. by S.) from Keswick; containing 116 inhabitants. The ...
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Wythop Chapelry, Historical Account, 1842
- WYTHOP, a chapelry, in the parish of Lorton, union of Cockermouth, Allerdale ward above Derwent, W. division of the county of Cumberland, 5 miles (E. by S.) from Cockermouth; containing ...

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