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Geltsdale Forest, Cumberland

Historical Description

Geltsdale Forest, a tract and a township in Cumberland, traversed by the river Gelt, and noticed in the preceding article. Acreage, 5245, including 16 of water; population, 26. It belonged formerly to Henham priory, and belongs now to the Earl of Carlisle.

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

Land and Property

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

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitation of Cumberland, 1615 is available on the Heraldry page.