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Rockcliffe Parish, Cumberland, 1848


ROCKCLIFF, a parish, in the union of Carlisle, ward and E. division of Cumberland; containing 824 inhabitants, of whom 353 are in the township of ChurchTown, 4¾ miles (N.W.) from Carlisle. The parish comprises 4,017 acres, of which 1,384 are common or waste land. It is bounded on the north by the river Esk, on the north-west by the Solway Frith, and on the southwest by the river Eden, which is navigable to the village of Rockcliff, situated to the east of Port Carlisle. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £100; patrons and appropriators, the Dean and Chapter of Carlisle. Within reach of the tide is a remarkable spring, with a scum floating on its surface, which turns paper to a complete golden hue.

Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England comprising the several counties, cities, boroughs, corporate and market towns, parishes, and townships..... 7th Edition, by Samuel Lewis, London, 1848.

Rockcliffe Civil Parish Rockcliffe Cumberland, Parishes and Townships, 1848 Rockcliffe Castle Township, 1848
Rockcliffe
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Rockcliffe
- Overview About Rockcliffe Map Street View Rockcliffe is a village in the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria, located near the River Eden, about 4 miles north-west of the centre ...
Rockcliffe Castle Township, 1848
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Rockcliffe Castle Township, 1848
- ROCKCLIFF, CASTLE, a township, in the parish of Rockcliff, union of Carlisle, ward and E. division of Cumberland, 5 miles (N.W.) from Carlisle; containing 471 inhabitants. The river Eden is ...
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Rockcliffe Parish
- "Ancient parish in Cumberland ward, Cumberland, embracing townships of Rockcliffe Castletown and Rockcliffe Churchtown, latter including Rockcliffe village and settlements of Harker and Todhills....manor of Rockcliffe held under barony ...

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