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placename:- Great Musgrave
parish Musgrave parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s
coordinates:- NY767136
10Km square:- NY71

1Km square NY7613

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Great Musgrave -- Musgrave -- Cumbria / -- 21.4.2006
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Great Musgrave -- Musgrave -- Cumbria / -- AA village sign:- -- 'AUTOMOBILE ASSOCIATION / WARCOP 2 / GREAT MUSGRAVE / BROUGH 2 / LONDON 265 3/4 / SAFETY FIRST' -- NY76841355 (at) -- 7.7.2006

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 23 2)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Great Musgrave
other name:- Musgrave, Great
building/s
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

old map:- Ford 1839 map

Map of the Lake District, published in A Description of Scenery in the Lake District, by William Ford, published by Charles Thurnham, London, 1839.
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Gt. Musgrave

placename:- Great Musgrave
county:- Westmoreland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

old text:- Camden 1789

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 147:-
... It [River Eden] afterwards runs by ... two villages of the name Musgrave which give name to the warlike family of Musgrave, of whom t. Edward III. Thomas Musgrave had summons to parliament among the barons; Heartly castle in this neighbourhood was their residence.

placename:- Musgrave
person:- : Musgrave Family
person:- : Musgrave, Thomas
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old text:- Camden 1789 (Gough Additions)

Britannia, or A Chorographical Description of the Flourishing Kingdoms of England, Scotland, and Ireland, by William Camden, 1586, translated from the 1607 Latin edition by Richard Gough, published London, 1789.
Page 156:-
...
The villages of Great and Little Musgrave may seem rather to derive their name from the family, their name being taken from their office Musgrave or Mosgreve equivalent to Warden of the Marches, which office they held, and not improbably the same with Markgrave. They are as old here as Peter Musgrave in the reign of Stephen. Richard Musgrave his lineal descendant was created knight of the bath, and a baronet by James I. His son Philip distinguished himself on the king's side in the civil war, and defended the Isle of Man for the countess of Derby, and, at the Restoration, had a warrant for creating him baron Musgrave of Hartley castle, but never took out the patent. The present baronet Philip is the 5th in lineal descent from him. The family burial-place is at Eden-hall, repaired and beautified by sir Richard Musgrave the 1st baronet, who died and was buried at Naples 13 James I. The late sir Christopher Musgrave in a great measure demolished the noble pile, and employed the materials on his seat at Eden-hall.

placename:- Great Musgrave
person:- : Musgrave Family
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd)

Map, The County of Westmoreland, scale about 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed by J Ainslie and perhaps T Donald, engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
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GREAT MUSGRAVE
blocks, labelled in block caps; village or parish?

placename:- Great Musgrave
other name:- Musgrave, Great
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1770
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

old map:- Bowen and Kitchin 1760

New Map of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmoreland, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, Emanuel Bowen and Thomas Kitchin, published by T Bowles, John Bowles and Son, Robert Sayer, and John Tinney, 1760; published 1760-87.
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Gr. Musgrave
circle, building and tower

placename:- Great Musgrave
date:- 1760
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

old map:- Simpson 1746 map (Wmd) -- possibly relevant

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 8 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland? in The Agreeable Historian by Samuel Simpson, printed by R Walker, Fleet Lane, London, 1746.
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Musgrave

placename:- Musgrave
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

old map:- Morden 1695 (Wmd)

Maps, Westmorland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, and Cumberland, scale about 3 miles to 1 inch, by Robert Morden, 1695.
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Great Musgrave
Circle, building and tower.

placename:- Great Musgrave
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1695
period:- 17th century, late; 1690s

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1675

Records, hearth tax survey returns, Westmorland, 1674/75.
Great Musgrave

placename:- Great Musgrave
date:- 1675
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

hearth tax returns:- Hearth Tax 1670

in Westmoreland / The Hundred of Bottome of Westmoreland
Records, hearth tax returns, exchequer duplicates, Westmorland, 1670.
Greatt Musgrave

placename:- Greatt Musgrave
date:- 1670
period:- 17th century, late; 1670s

old map:- Jansson 1646

Map, Cumbria et Westmoria, or Cumberland and Westmorland, scale about 3.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Jansson, Amsterdam, Netherlands, 1646; published 1646-1724.
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Great Musgrave
Buildings and tower.

placename:- Great Musgrave
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1646
period:- 17th century, early; 1640s

table of distances:- Simons 1635

Table of distances and map of Westmorland, engraved by Jacob van Langeren, published by Mathew Simons, London, 1635-36.
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Great Musgrave N
and tabulated distances

placename:- Great Musgrave
date:- 1635
period:- 17th century, early; 1630s

old map:- Saxton 1579

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Church, symbol for a parish or village, with a parish church.
Musgrave magna

placename:- Musgrave Magna
county:- Westmorelandia
village
date:- 1576
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

old map:- Cooper 1808 -- probably relevant

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, scale about 9 miles to 1 inch, by H Cooper, 1808, published by G and W B Whittaker, 13 Ave Maria Lane, London, 1824.
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Musgrave
circle; village or hamlet

placename:- Musgrave
locality:- West Ward
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1808
period:- 19th century, early; 1800s

old map:- Hall 1820 (Wmd)

Map, Westmoreland ie Westmorland, now Cumbria, scale about 14.5 miles to 1 inch, by Sidney Hall, London, 1820, published by Samuel Leigh, 18 Strand, London, 1820-31.
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Gt. Musgrave
circle, italic lowercase text; settlement

placename:- Great Musgrave
county:- Westmorland
date:- 1820
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

hearsay A rushbearing is held here the first Saturday in July. The procession is/was lead by the Kirkby Stephen Silver Band.

button   bridge, Great Musgrave
button   Edenholme, Great Musgrave
button   fence, Great Musgrave
button   Great Musgrave School, Great Musgrave
button   house, Great Musgrave
button   Lane Foot, Great Musgrave
button   Musgrave Station, Musgrave
button   railway bridge, Musgrave
button   St Theobald, Musgrave
button   village hall, Great Musgrave

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