Kirkby Thore

  • Description

    "Township in Kirkby Thore parish, East ward, Westmorland....manor of Kirkby Thore held by Kirkby Thore family (descended from Whelp who held it mid-12th century) in 13th-14th centuries; passed to Wharton family by 1450s,...Economy: farming. Gypsum quarrying by 19th century; major expansion early 20th century with plaster and plasterboard plant from 1910; still in operation....."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
  • License

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  • Further information

    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Edmund Anon
    Last modified: 2 years, 3 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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Co-Curate is a project which brings together online collections, museums, universities, schools and community groups to make and re-make stories and images from North East England and Cumbria. Co-Curate is a trans-disciplinary project that will open up 'official' museum and 'un-officia'l co-created community-based collections and archives through innovative collaborative approaches using social media and open archives/data.