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Tebay, Westmorland

Historical Description

Tebay, a village and an ecclesiastical parish in Orton parish, Westmorland, 2 miles SSW of Orton, with a station on the L. & N.W.R. and N.E.R., and a head post office. Population, 1019. The Earl of Lonsdale is lord of the manor. A butter market is held every Thursday. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Carlisle; gross value, £175 with residence. The church was built in 1880, in the Gothic style, and consists of chancel, nave, and circular tower with spire. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel, a public hall, a Conservative Club, and an endowed school.

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 parishOrton 
Poor Law unionEast ward 

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

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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