Melmerby Parish

  • Description

    "Ancient parish in Leath ward, Cumberland. Absorbed into Ousby CP 1934.....manor of Melmerby held in 13th century by Odard of Wigton, descending to his heirs, the Parvings, in 14th century. By 1380 had passed to Threlkeld family, who held it until death of Lancelot Threlkeld (d. 1673); it then passed through his granddaughter, Elizabeth Thirkeld, to Pattenson family, who held it until sold by John Edward Pattenson 1846...."
  • 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, 3 months ago
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