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St Stephen, Stainmore
St Stephen's Church
Stainmore Church
South Stainmore Church
locality:-   South Stainmore
civil parish:-   Stainmore (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   church
coordinates:-   NY84101295
1Km square:-   NY8412
10Km square:-   NY81
references:-   : 2005: Diocese of Carlisle, Directory 2004/5

BSQ39.jpg (taken 30.4.2010)  
BSQ40.jpg (taken 30.4.2010)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 24 1) 
source data:-   Maps, 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.
"Church (Per Curacy)"

evidence:-   old map:- Jefferys 1770 (Wmd) 
source data:-   Map, 4 sheets, The County of Westmoreland, scale 1 inch to 1 mile, surveyed 1768, and engraved and published by Thomas Jefferys, London, 1770.
item:-  National Library of Scotland : EME.s.47
Image © National Library of Scotland

evidence:-   old map:- Cary 1789 (edn 1805) 
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Westmoreland, scale about 2.5 miles to 1 inch, by John Cary, London, 1789; edition 1805.
church symbol; church or chapel 
item:-  JandMN : 129
Image © see bottom of page

evidence:-   old map:- Nurse 1918
source data:-   Map, The Diocese of Carlisle, Cumberland, Westmorland, and Lancashire North of the Sands, scale about 4 miles to 1 inch, by Rev Euston J Nurse, published by Charles Thurnam and Sons, 11 English Street, Carlisle, Cumberland, 2nd edn 1939.
item:-  JandMN : 27
Image © see bottom of page

CAH89.jpg  Church bell.
(taken 11.4.2014)  
An older bell was sold, 1862, and a new one bought.

 stained glass

CAH85.jpg  War memorial.
(taken 11.4.2014)  
BSQ41.jpg  Gas lighting.
(taken 30.4.2010)  

The church dates back to 1600, built as a school with a bequest from Cuthbert Buckle, it was consecrated as a chapel in 1608. In 1699 a schoolroom was added at the NW corner; the church was rebuilt in 1842-43; repairs were made in 1911.
As a boy, Cuthbert has been to school in Brough. He walked to London to make his fortune, successfully. He was Lord Mayor of London, and knighted 1593/94 by Elizabeth.

: : church leaflet

person:-    : St Stephen
place:-   Stainmore / Carlisle Diocese

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