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Soulby, Westmorland

Historical Description

Soulby, a village, a township, and an ecclesiastical parish in Kirkby Stephen parish, Westmorland, on the river Eden, 2½ miles NW of Kirkby Stephen, and 2 from Crosby Garrett station on the M.R. There is a post and money order office under Kirkby Stephen; telegraph office, Crosby Garrett. Acreage, 2644; population, 253. Sir R. Musgrave, Bart., is lord of the manor. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; gross value, £215 with residence. The church is a small building in the Early English style, and was reseated and restored in 1873, and there is a Wesleyan chapel.

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 parishKirkby Stephen 
Poor Law unionEast ward 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Soulby from the following:

Land and Property

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