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placename:- Bankes Memorial
site name:- Fitz Parks
locality:- Keswick
parish Keswick parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
memorial; statue
coordinates:- NY26932363
10Km square:- NY22

1Km square NY2623


Bankes Memorial -- Fitz Parks -- Keswick -- Keswick -- Cumbria / -- -- 'IN HONOUR OF SIR JOHN BANKES A NATIVE AND BENEFACTOR OF THIS TOWN, BORN AT CASTLERIGG, 1589 ...' -- He became Attorney General, 1634 and Lord Chief Justice of the Common Pleas, 1640; died, Oxford, 1644. -- 3.4.2006

Old Cumbria Gazetteer - JandMN: 2013

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