Searching for "THRELKELD"

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    Place name County Entry Source
    CARLISLE Cumberland Threlkeld, and Wythop. The deanery of Kirkby-Stephen includes the rectories of Crosby-Garret and Great Musgrave; the vicarages of Brough Imperial
    CROSBY-RAVENSWORTH Westmorland Threlkelds, the Pickerings, and the Lowthers; and has an old moated manor-hall. Maulds-Meaburn was once the seat of the Viteriponts Imperial
    Glenderamakin Cumberland Scales Tarn on Saddleback, flows round Souther Fell, thence SW. to the confluence with St John's Beck near Threlkeld. Bartholomew
    GLENDERAMAKIN Cumberland Souter fell; and runs thence 3½ miles south-westward, to a confluence with St. John's beck, near Threlkeld. Imperial
    GLENDERATERRA Cumberland Cumberland. It rises between Skiddaw and Saddle-back; and runs 3 miles southward to the Greta, between Threlkeld and Latrigg. Imperial
    GREYSTOKE Cumberland Threlkeld. Acres, 48, 960; of which 1, 020 are water. Real property, £20, 581. Pop. in 1851, 3, 056; in 1861, 2, 885. house Imperial
    JOHN-CASTLERIGG (ST.) AND WYTHBURN Cumberland Threlkeld's waste and wood, Till on the course obliquely shone The narrow valley of St. John, Down sloping to the western Imperial
    KIRKOSWALD Cumberland Threlkeld; contains a tomb of Featherstonehaugh, who was beheaded in 1651; and includes a spring, which is supposed to have Imperial
    Threlkeld Cumberland Threlkeld Hall , once the residence of Sir Lancelot Threlkeld, a powerful knight in the reign of Hem j/ VII., is now a farm Bartholomew
    THRELKELD Cumberland THRELKELD , a chapelry in Greystoke parish, Cumberland; on the Penrith and Cockermouth railway, under Saddleback mountain, 4 miles ENE of Keswick Imperial
    Wanthwaite Cumberland Threlkeld sta., Cumberland; Wanthwaite Bridge here crosses St John's Beck; Wanthwaite Crags , ¾ mile SE. of the hamlet, are very Bartholomew
    Yanwath and Eamont Bridge Westmorland Tenrith, 1299 ac., pop. 289; P.O., at Eamont Bridge ; Yanwath Hall , now a farmhouse, was a residence of the Threlkelds. Bartholomew
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