Greystoke Parish

  • Description

    "Ancient parish in Leath ward, Cumberland, embracing 13 townships, of which 9 became separate CPs (for which see separate entries): Berrier & Murrah, Bowscale, Hutton John, Hutton Roof, Hutton Soil, Matterdale, Mungrisdale, Threlkeld and Watermillock. This entry treats Greystoke CP, which covered townships of Greystoke, Little Blencow, Johnby and Motherby & Gill....Greystoke Castle (licence to crenellate 1353) was seat of barony of Greystoke, held by de Greystoke family, descended from Lyulph in early 12th century. Passed to Dacres on marriage c.1488 of Elizabeth, daughter of Robert de Greystoke, to Thomas, Lord Dacre...."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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    Added by: Edmund Anon
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