Kirkoswald Township

  • Description

    "Township in Kirkoswald parish, Leath Ward, Cumberland. CP enlarged by absorbing Renwick and Staffield CPs 1934....farming; charter for market and fair granted 1201: in 17th century weekly market held on Thursdays and fair around Whitsuntide; market had ceased by mid-19th century. Mineral extraction on Haresceugh Fell: quarrying and lime-burning; coal mining from 1746 to mid-19th century; lead mining from later 18th century; mine reopened for barytes extraction 1915...."
  • 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: 3 years, 11 months ago
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