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Nether Staveley Township, 1848

STAVELEY, NETHER, a township, in the parish, union, and ward of Kendal, county of Westmorland, 4¾ miles (N.W. by N.) from Kendal; containing 201 inhabitants. It comprises 2,540 acres of land, arable, pasture, and woodland. The Kendal and Windermere railway passes through the township, and approaches near the village of Staveley. Fairs for cattle and sheep are held on the Wednesday before Easter, and on the 7th of October. The tithes were commuted in 1847 for a corn-rent of £77. 11. 3.

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.

Nether Staveley Civil Parish Kendal Parish, 1848


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