Bowness on Solway Parish

  • Description

    "Ancient parish in Cumberland ward, Cumberland, containing townships of Anthorn, Bowness (including village of Port Carlisle), Drumburgh (with hamlets of Easton and Glasson) and Fingland (including Whitrigg).....manor of Bowness held of barony of Burgh by Brun (de Feritate) family until death of Robert le Brun (c.1395), when divided between heiresses. Seems to have been reunited with barony by purchase by Thomas Dacre in 16th century, though part descended to Grahams of the Fold until 1633, when George Graham released his rights in Bowness and Cardurnock to Thomas, earl of Arundel...."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 years, 11 months ago
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