Dalston Parish

  • Description

    "Ancient parish in Cumberland ward, Cumberland, comprising townships of Buckabank, Cumdivock, Dalston, Hawksdale, Ivegill or Highhead, and Raughton & Gaitsgill. CP enlarged by gaining part of Castle Sowerby CP and losing land to Skelton CP 1934....barony of Dalston, almost co-extensive with parish, granted to bishop of Carlisle 1230 and remained in possession of the bishops thereafter, with their seat at Rose Castle in Hawksdale township. Several subsidiary manors within barony: manor of Little Dalston held by Dalston family from 13th century until sold by Sir George Dalston in 1761 to Monkhouse Davison, after whose death it was bought 1795 by John Sowerby...."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

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