Arthuret Cumberland Family History Guide
Arthuret is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.
Other places in the parish include: Lyneside Quarter, Netherby, Longtown Quarter, Longtown, Netherby Quarter, Lyneside, Lineside, Breconhill Quarter, and Breconhill.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1610
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1665
Nonconformists include: Church of Scotland/Scottish Presbyterian, United Presbyterian Church of Scotland, and Wesleyan Methodist.
- Kirkandrews on Esk
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
ARTHURET, a parish in Longtown district, Cumberland; on the river Esk, and the Border Counties railway, 8 miles N of Carlisle. It contains Longtown, with r. station and post office, the latter under Carlisle; and contains also the townships of Netherby, Breconhill, and Lyneside. Acres, 17,390. Real property, £9,615. Pop., 3,714. Houses, 615. The property is divided among a few. Much of the surface is the low flat land of Solway moss, stretching toward the head of the Solway frith; and this, in 1543, was the scene of a famous battle in which the Scots under Oliver Sinclair were defeated by the English under Sir Thomas Wharton. Netherby Hall is the seat of Sir F. U. Graham, Bart.; and contains a large collection of Roman coins, tablets, altars, baths, and other relics found in the vicinity. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £847. Patron, Sir F. U. Graham, Bart. The church was renovated in 1869. There is an endowed school with £40 a year. Archy Armstrong, court-jester to James I. and Charles I., was a native, and was buried in the churchyard.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Civil Registration District: Longtown
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)
Rural Deanery: Carlisle
Poor Law Union: Longtown
Hundred: Eskdale Ward