Greystoke, Cumberland

Greystoke is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.

Other places in the parish include: Berrier and Murrah, Bowscale, Bowscale and Mossdale, Hutton John, Hutton Roof, Hutton Soil, Johnby, Little Blencow, and Motherby and Gill.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1559

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic, United Presbyterian Church of Scotland, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Greystoke

  • Mungrisdale
  • Matterdale
  • Skelton
  • Caldbeck
  • Watermillock
  • Dacre
  • Castle Sowerby

Historical Descriptions


Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

MURRAH, a hamlet in Greystoke parish, Cumberland; 1 mile NE of Mungrisdale.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


  • County: Cumberland
  • Civil Registration District: Penrith
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Carlisle
  • Rural Deanery: Allerdale
  • Poor Law Union: Penrith
  • Hundred: Leath Ward
  • Province: York