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placename:- High Ireby
parish Ireby parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
coordinates:- NY2337
10Km square:- NY23

1Km square NY2337

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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High Ireby

placename:- High Ireby
county:- Cumberland
date:- 1839
period:- 19th century, early; 1830s

descriptive text:- Simpson 1746

The three volumes of maps and descriptive text published as 'The Agreeable Historian, or the Compleat English Traveller ...', by Samuel Simpson, 1746.
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Westward of Penrith, and not far from the Head of the River Eln, stands
Ierby, ... is become two Manors, the one called Ireby Alta, or High Ireby, and the other Ireby Basse, or Low Ireby, and often Market Ireby, because tho' the other be the more ancient Town, ... this ... hath always been of more Account, ... The High Ireby, was a long Time the Possession of a Family of that Name, descended from Orme de Ireby, Son of Gospatrick. ...

placename:- Ireby Alta
other name:- High Ireby
person:- : Ireby Family
person:- : Ireby, Orme de
date:- 1746
period:- 18th century, early; 1740s

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