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Ponsonby Parish, 1848

PONSONBY, a parish, in the union of Whitehaven, Allerdale ward above Derwent, W. division of Cumberland, 4¾ miles (S.E. by S.) from Egremont; containing 187 inhabitants. It is bounded on the north by the river Calder: freestone is obtained within its limits. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £113; patron and impropriator, E. Stanley, Esq. The church is a neat structure, containing some ancient stained glass brought from Dalegarth Hall. On an eminence at Infell are the remains of a Roman camp.

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.

Ponsonby Civil Parish Ponsonby Church Cumberland, Parishes and Townships, 1848
Ponsonby Church
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Ponsonby Church
- Overview Map Street View The parish church at Ponsonby is of medieval origin. The church tower and spire were added in 1840 and the church was restored 1874. Ponsonby Church …


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