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Crosby Garrett, Westmorland

Historical Description

Crosby Garrett, a village, a township, and a parish in Westmorland. The township lies on the river Eden, under Crosby Fell, with a station on the M.R., 3 miles W by N of Kirkby Stephen, and has a post, money order, and telegraph office under Kirkby Stephen. Acreage, 3900; population of civil parish, 211; of the ecclesiastical, 263. The parish includes also the township of Little Musgrave. The living is a rectory, with Little Musgrave annexed, in the diocese of Carlisle; net value, £168 with residence. The church is old but good; there is a Baptist chapel and an 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 parishCrosby-Garret St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionEast ward 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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