Cumpston Research

"Garthorne... seems to have belonged to the hospital of St. Leonard's York... a small part of it is in the manor of Crosby Ravensworth."

Nicolson and Burn: The history and antiquities of the counties of Westmorland and Cumberland. 1777.

The Commonwealth Survey of 1657 gives the following:—
"That the right of presentation to the church is in Alan Bellingham. That there is no settled minister there but the cure is supplied by Charles Kipling who hath for his pains the Glebe land there worth £5 by the year and some other small tithes worth £7 by the year."

From: 'Parishes (West Ward): St Laurence, Crosby Ravensworth', The Later Records relating to North Westmorland: or the Barony of Appleby (1932), pp. 302-324. URL:

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