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Preston Patrick, Westmorland

Historical Description

Preston Patrick, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Burton-in-Kendal parish, Westmorland, on the river Beetha, 3 miles NE of Milnthorpe railway station. Post town, Milnthorpe; money order and telegraph office. End Moor. Acreage of township, 3657; population, 782. The manor belongs to the Earl of Lonsdale. There are corn mills. The ecclesiastical parish was constituted in 1873. Population, 1342, which was partly composed of navvies engaged in constructing the Thirlmere Waterworks. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; gross value, £300 with residence. Patron, the Bishop. The church is a modern building in the Late Perpendicular style, and consists of a chancel rebuilt in 1892, nave, N aisle, S porch, and an embattled western tower. There is an endowed school founded in 1776.

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 parishBurton In Kendal 
Poor Law unionKendal 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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