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In 1822, the following places were in the Parish of Sedbergh:

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"BIRK HOUSE, in the parish of Sedbergh, wapentake of Ewecross; 3½ miles N. E. of Sedbergh."


"BLANDSGILL, in the parish of Sedbergh, wapentake of Ewecross; 1½ mile N W. of Sedbergh."


"BRIGG FLATTS, 2 houses in the township and parish of Sedbergh; 1½ mile SW. of Sedbergh. Here is a Quaker's Meeting House, founded by George Fox."


"BROADFIELD, (the seat of Barrington Trestram, Esq,) in the township of Dent, and parish of Sedbergh; 1 mile from Sedbergh."


"CAUTLEY, scattered houses, in the township and parish of Sedbergh; 2½ miles N. of Sedbergh, 6½ from Dent."


"CROOK OF LUNE, a farm-house in the township and parish of Sedbergh; 3¼ miles NW. of Sedbergh, 8 from Kendal, (Westm.)"


"DANDRY MIRE, (or Dandra Mire or Dandermire) a public house in the township of Garsdale, and parish of Sedbergh; 5½ miles from Hawes, 9 miles E. of Sedbergh."


"DEEPDALE, a hamlet in the township of Dent, and parish of Sedbergh; 1½ miles SE. of Dent."


"DENT, a market town in the parish of Sedbergh, in the wapentake of Ewcross; 5 miles SE. of Sedbergh, 8 from Kirby Lonsdale, (Westm.) 11½ from Hawes, 16½ from Askrigg, 2½ from Settle, 59 from York, 266 from London. Market, Friday. Fairs, 1st Friday after February 13, and every fortnight until May 12, for horned cattle, &c. Pop. 1,782. The Church is a perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. Andrew, in the deanry of Kirby Lonsdale, value, p.r. !£102. 10s. Patrons, 24 Sidesmen.

This town is situated near the extremity of Craven, in the centre of a dale to which the town gives the name of Dent dale. "This dale is entirely surrounded with high mountains, and has only one opening from the west, where a carriage can enter with safety. It is about twelve miles in length, and from one and a half to two miles in breadth. The whole dale is enclosed; and viewed from the higher grounds, presents the picture of a terrestrial paradise." --Brown's Survey of West Riding."


"DOWBIGGIN, a hamlet in the township and parish of Sedbergh; 1½ miles from Sedbergh, 6½ from Dent."


"FROSTROW, a hamlet in the township and parish of Sedbergh; 1½ miles SE. of Sedbergh, 6 from Dent."


"GARSDALE, in the parish of Sedbergh, wapentake of Ewcross; 5 miles from Dent, 7 E. of Sedbergh, 10 from Hawes, 15 from Askrigg. Pop. 679. The Church is a perpetual curacy, dedicated to St. John the Baptist, in the deanry of Kirby Lonsdale, value, p.r. £80. 2s. Patron, the King."


"GAWTHORPE, in the township of Dent, and parish of Sedbergh, wapentake of Ewcross; 1 mile NW. of Dent, 4 from Sedbergh."


"GRISEDALE, (a small dale,) in the township and parish of Sedbergh; 8 miles E. of Sedbergh and 7 W. of Hawes."


"HOWGILL, in the township and parish of Sedbergh, wapentake of Ewcross; (the seat of A. Wilkinson, Esq.) 2 miles NW. of Sedbergh, 6½ from Dent, 8½ from Kendal, (Westm.) The Church is a perpetual curacy, in the deanry of Kirby Lonsdale, diocese of Chester, value, p.r. !£69. Patron, the Vicar of Sedbergh.

Here is a small endowed Grammar School."


"INGMIRE HALL, (the seat of John Upton, Esq.) in the township and parish of Sedbergh; 1¼ miles from Sedbergh."


"KIRTHWAITE, in the township of Dent, and parish of Sedbergh, wapentake of Ewcross.

This is a large district, which consists of straggled houses, with meeting Houses for Quakers and Presbyterians."


"LENIKER, a hamlet in the township of Dent, and parish of Sedbergh; 4½ miles from Sedbergh, 9 from Kirby Lonsdale, (Westm.)"


"LITTLE TOWN, a hamlet in the township of Dent, and parish of Sedbergh; 3 miles NE. of Dent, 6½ from Sedbergh."


"LORDLAND, (North and South) 2 hamlets in the township of Dent, and parish of Sedbergh, wapentake of Ewcross; 1 mile from Dent, 4 from Sedbergh."


"MARTHWAITE, a hamlet in the township and parish of Sedbergh; half a mile from Sedbergh, 6 from Dent."


"MILTHROP, in the township and parish of Sedbergh, wapentake of Ewcross; 1 mile from Sedbergh, 4 from Dent."


"MOORTHWAITE BRIDGE, in the parish of Sedbergh and wapentake of Ewecross; 3½ miles E. of Sedbergh."


"SCOTCHERGILL, in the parish of Sedbergh, wapentake of Ewecross; 1 mile E. of Dent."


"SETTLEBECK, a hamlet in the township and parish of Sedbergh; ¼ of a mile from Sedbergh."


"SOOLBANK, a hamlet in the township and parish of Sedbergh; 5 miles from Dent, 11 from Kirby Lonsdale, (Westm.)"


"THORNS HALL, a single house in the township and parish of Sedbergh; a quarter of a mile from Sedbergh."


"THWAITES, a farm-house in the township of Garsdale, and parish of Sedbergh; 4 miles NNE. of Sedbergh, 8 from Kendal, (Westm.)"


"WINTERSCALE, a farm-house in the township of Garsdale, and parish of Sedbergh; 4 miles ESE. of Sedbergh, 15½ from Askrigg."

[Description(s) edited from various 19th century sources by Colin Hinson © 2013]