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Strickland Roger, 1848

STRICKLAND-ROGER, a township, in the parish, union, and ward of Kendal, county of Westmorland, 4 miles (N.) from Kendal; containing 412 inhabitants. It is bounded on the west by the river Kent, and on the east by the Sprint; and comprises 3124a. 3r., of which 1,291 acres are arable, 200 pasture, 33 woodland, and about 1600 common now inclosed. Near Garnet-bridge is a mill for the manufacture of bobbin, and at Cowen Head is a paper-mill. The tithes have been commuted for £102. 8. 8½. At a place called Hundhow was anciently a chapel, named Chapel-en-le-Wood.

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.

Strickland Roger Civil Parish Kendal Parish, 1848 Burneside (Chapelry), 1848


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