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Middlesceugh and Braithwaite, Cumberland

Historical Description

Middlesceugh and Braithwaite, a township in St Mary-Carlisle parish, Cumberland, on a branch of the river Caldew, 10 miles S of Carlisle. There is a post, money order, and telegraph office at Braithwaite, under Keswick. Acreage,. 2092; population, 171. The living is annexed to the vicarage-of Thornthwaite, in the diocese of Carlisle; net joint value, £118 with residence. Patrons, the Vicars of Crosthwaite and St John, Keswick. There are a church and a Primitive Methodist 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 CountyCumberland 
Poor Law unionPenrith 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Middlesceugh and Braithwaite from the following:

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.