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Township and focus of an ancient parish in Ewecross wapentake, West Riding of Yorkshire.
This is a large area with other chapelries. It was added to Cumbria during the 1974 re-organisation.
Cautley, St. Mark’s built in 1847.
Cowgill, St. John the Evangelist was built in 1837.
Dent, St. Andrew's, originally a 12th century church, it was rebuilt in 1417, restored in 1590, and again in 1787with further restoration in 1889–90 .
Garsdale, St. John the Baptist church was built in 1861.
Howgill, Holy Trinity was built in 1838 to replace a chapel that was built around 1685.
Sedbergh, St. Andrew's dates from about 1500 though there was another church prior to that. It was refurbished in 1885.
Available Publications
Booklets of the 1851 Census - 2276 f 5-60: Sedbergh Go to this publication
Booklets of the 1851 Census - 2276 f 88-182: Garsdale & DentGo to this publication
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