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Knock, Westmorland

Historical Description

Knock, a village in Long Marton parish, Westmorland, 5 miles N of Appleby. Post town, Appleby; money order and telegraph office, Long Marton. The manor belonged to the Boyvilles, the Rookbys, and others, and passed to the Tuftons. There was an ancient cross which is the subject of a local saying, " As old as Knock Cross." A Wesleyan chapel was erected in 1873.

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 parishLong Marton 
Poor Law unionEast ward 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Knock from the following:

Land and Property

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