• Description

    "Borough and market town in Ulverston parish, Lonsdale hundred, Lancashire North of the Sands. Became Ulverston UD 1894.....manor or barony of Ulverston held by Turulf 1066; subsequently formed part of honour of Lancaster. On division of honour after 1246, Ulverston was held in moieties; one passing to Furness Abbey by early 14th century; other granted to Roger de Lancaster by 1260s, from whose descendants it was acquired by Harrington family and descended with Muchland (see Aldingham). Both moieties came to Crown in 16th century (on Dissolution of Furness Abbey 1537 and forfeiture of duke of Suffolk 1554, respectively)...."
  • Owner

    Cumbria County History Trust
  • Source

    Local (Co-Curate)
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  • Further information

    Link: https://www.cumbriacountyhistory.org.uk/township/ulverston
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 2 months ago
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