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Elleray, Westmorland

Historical Description

Elleray, a mansion on the W border of Westmorland, overlooking Windermere lake, in the vicinity of "Windermere village. It was the seat of Professor Wilson, was visited in 1825 by Sir Walter Scott, was the residence for some time of Hamilton, the author of l' Cyril Thornton," and is now the seat of the Heywood family.

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

Land and Property

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