Burgh by Sands Parish

  • Description

    "Ancient parish in Cumberland ward, Cumberland, including townships of Boustead Hill, Burgh Head, Burgh West End, Longburgh, and Moorhouse and salt marshes of Burgh Marsh.....caput of barony of Burgh, held by Morville family in later 12th century, passing on death of Hugh de Morville (d. 1202) through his daughter Ada to Moultons of Gilsland, and from them by marriage to Dacres in early 14th century. On death of George Lord Dacre in 1569 barony was allotted to his sister Anne, wife of Philip Howard, earl of Arundel, and descended with Howards...."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.cumbriacountyhistory.org.uk/township/burgh-sands
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 4 years, 3 months ago
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