Thursby Parish

  • Description

    "Ancient parish in Cumberland ward, Cumberland, containing three townships of High & Low Thursby, Crofton, and Parton & Micklethwaite.....manor of Thursby held by Guy de Boyvill of Kirksanton in mid-13th century and by Ogle family from mid-14th century to later 15th. Later held by Dacres as part of barony of Burgh. Manor of Crofton held by de Crofton family in 13th and 14th centuries, passing by marriage of Margaret Crofton to Isold Brisco in late 14th century to Brisco family, in which it descended until sold in 1908 (Crofton Hall demolished c.1958)....."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

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    Added by: Simon Cotterill
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