|Levens is a parish in Kendal Ward. |
It was formerly in Heversham parish.
Nearby parishes include Witherslack, Crosthwaite, Helsington, Natland and Crosscrake.
Levens was Lefuenes in the Domesday Book.
Returns do not survive for the 'census' of 1787.
Census returns are available from the usual sources for 1841-1911.
|St John the Evangelist|
Beathwaite Green Wesleyan Chapel register for births and baptisms 1797-1835 is at Kendal Record Office and at Public Record Office, London.
The details for the parish from the Parson & White's Directory for 1829 are transcribed on Edenlinks site.
|"Levens, where there is another Catadupa, or Water-fall of the River Can, from which is a Conjecture of fair Weather made, as is said at Betham, that doth of Rain and Mists. Here is also a fair Bridge over the River Can, or Kent.|
updated: February 2015 Dave Huddart