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Preston Richard, Westmorland

Historical Description

Preston Richard, a township in Haversham parish, Westmorland, in the valley of the Beetha river, to the E of Haversham, about 3 miles from Milnthorpe railway station. It contains the hamlets of Crooklands, End Moor, and Milton. At End Moor is a post, money order, and telegraph office under Kendal. Acreage, 2134; population, 718. There are gunpowder mills and a bobbin factory. Snmmerlands, the Old Hall, and Enyeat are chief residences.

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

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWestmorland 
Civil parishHeversham 
Poor Law unionKendal 
WardKendal 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Preston Richard from the following:


Land and Property

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