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Stapleton Parish, Cumberland, 1848


STAPLETON (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Longtown, Eskdale ward, E. division of Cumberland; containing, with the townships of Bellbank, Solport, and Trough, 1,170 inhabitants, of whom 550 are in Stapleton township, 8 miles (N.) from Brampton. The parish is situated on the river Leven or Line, over which is a neat bridge; and comprises about 13,930 acres, whereof about 50 or 60 are woodland, and the remainder arable and pasture, in nearly equal portions. The soil is generally cold, lying on a retentive clay; the surface is hilly. On the north bank of the river are the remains of Shank Castle; and in the vicinity coal has been found, of which a mine is in operation. An act for dividing and inclosing Wakeyhill common here, was passed in 1842. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £1. 8. 11½.; net income, £98; patron, the Earl of Carlisle. The church was rebuilt in 1829.

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.

Stapleton Civil Parish Solport Civil Parish Trough Township (Stapleton Parish), 1848 Stapleton Cumberland, Parishes and Townships, 1848
Trough Township (Stapleton Parish), 1848
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Trough Township (Stapleton Parish), 1848
- TROUGH, a township, in the parish of Stapleton, union of Longtown, Eskdale ward, E. division of Cumberland, 9½ miles (N.E. by E.) from Longtown; containing 143 inhabitants. Extract from: A ...
Solport Civil Parish
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Solport Civil Parish
- SOLPORT, a township, in the parish of Stapleton, union of Longtown, Eskdale ward, E. division of the county of Cumberland; with 353 inhabitants. Extract from: A Topographical Dictionary of England ...
Stapleton
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Stapleton
- Overview About Stapleton Map Street View Stapleton is a settlement and civil parish in the City of Carlisle district of Cumbria. There isn't really a village as such, but the ...

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