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Cliburn, Westmorland

Historical Description

Cliburn, a village and a parish in Westmorland, on the river Lyvennet, and on the Eden Valley railway, 7 miles-NW of Appleby. There is a station on the railway, and a post office under Penrith; money order office, Morland. Area of parish, 1890; population, 258. The manor belonged to the Talebois, the Harveys, and the Cliburns. The living is a discharged rectory in the diocese of Carlisle; gross value, £274 with residence. Patron, the Earl of Lonsdale. The church is old but good, and there is a small endowed school.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWestmorland 
Ecclesiastical parishCliburn St. Cuthbert 
Poor Law unionWest ward 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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