Draft Township Histories

Eventually, there will be 348 histories here, one for every township or parish in Cumbria. 

We have made a start, and a List of Draft Histories, completed, interim or partial is available below.  They can be downloaded as pdf documents. Please do not quote from them without seeking permission first.

Completed Draft Parish/Township Histories

Angerton

Cliburn

Fawcett Forest

Gamblesby

Helsington

Kirkoswald  [Our first published parish history,Kirkoswald and Renwick, is now available]

Mosser

Natland

Renwick [Our first published parish history, Kirkoswald and Renwick, is now available]

Skelsmergh

Staffield

Waberthwaite

Interim Draft and Part Histories

The list below includes drafts for some of the nine townships of Kirkby Lonsdale, which we are now working to publish as in a single volume. These drafts need further research, but have been posted here for interest.

Barbon

Casterton

Killington

Kirkandrews on Esk - Introduction; Landownership; Economic History; Religious History

Kirkby Lonsdale

Mansergh

Middleton

Stanwix (Religious History)