Kirkland & Blencarn Township

  • Description

    "Township in Kirkland parish, Leath ward, Cumberland. Absorbed into Culgaith CP 1934....part of barony granted to Adam son of Swein c.1100. Manor of Blencarn was granted to William L’Engleys after attainder of Andrew Harcla, earl of Carlisle, passing by marriage to Restwold family with whom it descended until sold to Thomas Lough 1540; on marriage of Mary Lough to John Carleton of Skirwith Hall 1724 it descended to Lough Carleton, who enfranchised the tenants 1792...."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Edmund Anon
    Last modified: 4 years ago
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