Jump to navigation
If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.
We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.
"OUSBY, (or Ulfsby), a parish in the Leath ward, county Cumberland, 9 miles N.E. of Penrith, its post town. It is a small and straggling village, situated on a branch of the river Eden, under Cross-Fell, and near Maiden Way. It is said to have derived its name from Ulff, a Dane, who once held it. The parish, which is of large extent, comprises the hamlets of Ousbyshire, Bradley, Fell-Side, and the Row. From its elevated position among the hills, it is subject to great damage from the Helm Winds, which occur frequently from September to May, and do great injury to the corn." [Description(s) from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland (1868) - Transcribed by Colin Hinson ©2003]
You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Ousby area or see them printed on a map.
Ask for a calculation of the distance from Ousby to another place.