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Sandford, Westmorland

Historical Description

Sandford, a hamlet in Warcop parish, Westmorland, on the river Eden, 3½ miles SE of Appleby, and 1½ mile from Warcop station on the N.E.R. The manor belonged to the Sand-fords, and passed to the Viponts and the Warcops. There are an earthwork encampment, three large tumuli, and traces of an ancient chapel.

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 parishWarcop 
Poor Law unionEast ward 
WardEast 

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


Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Sandford from the following:


Land and Property

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