• Description

    "Township in Moresby parish, Allerdale above Derwent ward, Cumberland....parish contained 2,193 acres [887 ha], of which 2,140 acres [866 ha] was in Moresby township and 52 acres [21 ha] in Parton (q.v.). Boundary changes resulted in small area ceded 1900 to Whitehaven MB (q.v.) and further 326 acres [132 ha] 1934. Common land on Moresby Moor (529 acres [214 ha]) enclosed 1763....descended through de Moresby family from 12th century..."
  • 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: 3 years, 5 months ago
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