Stainton

  • Description

    "Chapelry and township in Heversham parish, Kendal ward, Westmorland....passed by marriage of Helen daughter of Anselm de Furness to Ralph Deincourt of Sizergh in early 13th century; descended with Sizergh to Stricklands who held it until 1674, when Sir Thomas Strickland enfranchised the tenants. Economy: predominantly agricultural. Mills on St Sunday’s Beck: Halfpenny Mill (flax by mid-19th century; later uses: coconut matting, paper and sweet manufacture; closed early 20th century); Low Bridge (bobbin making, 1825 to c.1865)...."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.cumbriacountyhistory.org.uk/township/stainton
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 2 months ago
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