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Over Staveley, Westmorland

Historical Description

Over Staveley, a township in Staveley parish, Westmorland, a quarter of a mile from Staveley station on the L. & N.W.R., and 5 miles NW of Kendal. Post town and money order and telegraph office, Staveley, under Kendal. Acreage, 2580; population, 885. The parish church of St James, in this township, is in the Early English sty Ie,'and was built in 1864-65; it consists of chancel, nave, S porch, and a turret with small spire, and contains several stained glass windows. There are also Primitive Methodist and Wesleyan chapels, a working men's institute, drill hall, two banks, and bobbin and woollen mills.

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 
Civil parishKendal 
Poor Law unionKendal 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Over Staveley from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Westmorland is available to browse.