Rockcliffe Parish

  • Description

    "Ancient parish in Cumberland ward, Cumberland, embracing townships of Rockcliffe Castletown and Rockcliffe Churchtown, latter including Rockcliffe village and settlements of Harker and Todhills....manor of Rockcliffe held under barony of Burgh by Rockcliffe (‘Routheclive’) family until sold to Ralph de Bray 1205, whose descendants conveyed it to John le Franceis 1248-9; after complex descent, sold to Dacre family in late 14th century, reuniting it with barony of Burgh (q.v.), with which it descended. Castle and demesnes sold 1682 to Rev. Charles Usher...."
  • 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: 4 years, 3 months ago
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