Scaleby  Cumberland


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Scaleby like this:

SCALEBY, a parish, with two townships, in Long-town district, Cumberland; 3¾ miles E N E of Harker r.station, and 6 N E by N of Carlisle. Post-town, Carlisle. Acres, 3, 100. Real property, £3, 658. Pop., 548. Houses, 109. The manor was given, by Henry I., to Richard Tilliol; passed to the Musgraves, the Gilpins, and others; and belongs now to E. ...

Standish, Esq. S. Castle was built by R. Tilliol; was garrisoned for Charlesl. by the Musgraves; was taken by the parliamentariansin 1645 and 1648; was the birthplace of Gilpin, author of " Forest Scenery; " and has been partly rebuilt. The living is . a rectory in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £107.* Patron, the Bishop of Carlisle.

Scaleby through time

Scaleby is now part of Carlisle district. Click here for graphs and data of how Carlisle has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Scaleby itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Scaleby, in Carlisle and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 25th January 2021

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