Garrett is a split parish in the East Ward of the county adjacent to
Asby, Warcop, Great Musgrave, Brough, Soulby, Kirkby Stephen,
Ravenstonedale and Orton.
The name Crosby might be derived from dwelling by the cross.
M.I.s for Crosby Garrett were transcribed in Monumental Inscriptions of Westmorland by E. Bellasis 1888-89 and are available on Westmorland Papers.
No returns survive for the 'census' of 1787.
Census returns are available from the usual sources for 1841-1911.
Transcript and index for 1851 has been published by the Cumbria Family History Society and also in 'North Westmorland - An Index to the 1851 Census' compiled by David Lowis and Barbara Slack
|St Andrew. Cruciform church with N & S aisles. Of many periods, including Saxon opening and Norman arcade.|
The details for the parish from the Parson & White's Directory for 1829 are transcribed on Edenlinks site.
|"Crosby-Gerard, the Lordship and Estate of Roger Lord Clifford 4th, of which he died possessed 13 Rich. II. And left it to his Son and Heir Thomas, with many large Estates, of which Crosseby-Rundewyth was at the same Time a Part."|
Crosby Garrett is in the diocese of Carlisle and wills will be in Carlisle Record Office.
updated: February 2015 Dave Huddart