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"WREAY, a chapelry in the parish of Carlisle St. Mary, ward and county of Cumberland, 6 miles S.E. of Carlisle. It is a station on the Lancaster and Carlisle section of the London and North-Western railway. The village is situated on the river Petterill, and is a meet for the Carlisle harriers. The living is a perpetual curacy in the diocese of Carlisle, value £90, in the patronage of the dean and chapter. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. There is a school, founded and partially endowed in 1760, by J. Brown." [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 Wreay area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

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You can see maps centred on OS grid reference NY436490 (Lat/Lon: 54.832658, -2.879560), Wreay which are provided by: