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placename:- Swinklebank
parish Longsleddale parish, once in Westmorland
county:- Cumbria
building/s; locality
coordinates:- NY49490412
10Km square:- NY40

1Km square NY4904

photograph

Swinklebank -- Longsleddale -- Cumbria / -- Swinklebank Brow overlooking High, Middle and Low Swinklebank. -- NY49340355 (NE) -- 4.12.2003

old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 27 11)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Swinklebank
building/s
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

source:- EPNS Westmorland 1967


placename:- Swinkelbank -- 1579=1580
placename:- Swinkle Bank -- 1823
placename:- Swindle Bank -- 1836

records:- Farrer and Curwen 1923

Farrer, William & Curwen, John F
1579 : James Layburne, esq., conveys by fine to Thomas Bellingham, esq., 30 messuages &c. and lands in Sleddall, Stockdall, Swinkelbancke, Sadgyllthwaite, Sadgyllhead, Stockdallhead, Sleddallhead, Graycragg, Arnecrewe and Towside; Reg. of D. at Levens.
: Indentures of bargain and sale dated 13 March, 21 Elizabeth (1579), made between James Laburne of Skellesmerghe, esq., and Thomas Bellingham of the Myddell Temple, London, esq., reciting that in consideration of £800 the vendor conveys to the purchaser his lands, tenements, wastes, heaths, moors, turbaries &c., known as Graycrage, Arncrooe, Towsyde, Scleddalhede, situate in the townships or hamlets of Scleddall, Stokdall, Sadgill and Sadgilhed, late in the tenure of the said James Laburne, and all these messuages, tenements, lands &c. in Scleddall, Stokdall, Swynkelbanck and Arncrooe in the occupation of [the tenants named in the ensuing rental]; ib.
: Rental of tenements of Sleddale, Stockdall and Swynklebanke, lately being the inheritance of James Laiburne, esq., and now the tenements of Thomas Bellingham, esq., made 27 March, 21 Elizabeth; [endorsed] "27 March, 1579, the attornement of the tenants in Sleddal, Stockdall and Arncra and the rents of yr own confession."
SWYNKELBANKE.
: James Gilpin, 12s. 2d., and Eden Gilpin his mother, 24s. 6d., being tenants of a tenement in Swynkel Banke; full rent 36s. 8d.: Giles Gilpin 6s. 2d., and Catherine his mother 18s., and Randall Benneson being tenants of one tenement in Swynkelbanke; full rent 36s. 8d.: William Gilpin tenant of one tenement in Swynkelbanke, rent 36s. 8d.: Richard Gilpin (as above) 36s. 8d.: Total rent for Swynkelbanke £7 6s. 8d.

placename:- Swinkelbancke
other name:- Swynkelbanck
other name:- Swynkel Banke
person:- : Layburne, James; Laburne, James; Laiburne, James
person:- : Bellingham, Thomas
person:- : Gilpin, James
person:- : Gilpin, Eden, Mrs
person:- : Gilpin, Giles
person:- : Gilpin, Catherine, Mrs
person:- : Benneson, Randall
person:- : Gilpin, William
person:- : Gilpin, Richard
date:- 1579
period:- 16th century, late; 1570s

shepherds guide:- Walker 1817

Shepherd's Guide or a Delineation of Wool and Ear Marks, by Joseph Walker, published by W Stephen, Penrith, Cumberland, 1817.
thumbnail WK13L04, button to large image
No.4 - MILES WALKER, Swinklebank:
Cropped far ear, a red mark on the back and down the far lisk, MW on the horns.

placename:- Swinklebank
person:- : Walker, Miles
date:- 1817
period:- 19th century, early; 1810s

shepherds guide:- Walker 1817

Shepherd's Guide or a Delineation of Wool and Ear Marks, by Joseph Walker, published by W Stephen, Penrith, Cumberland, 1817.
thumbnail WK13L05, button to large image
No.5 - EDWARD WALKER, Swinklebank:
Cropped near ear, a red mark down the near shoulder, and a black pop on the shoulders, MW on the horns.

placename:- Swinklebank
person:- : Walker, Edward
date:- 1817
period:- 19th century, early; 1810s

notes The shepherds guides do not always distinguish the various Swinklebank farms, and sometimes just refer to 'Swinklebank'.

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Richard Airey, Swinkelbank, buried 3 November 1723.

placename:- Swinkelbank
person:- : Airey, Richard
date:- 1723
period:- 18th century, early; 1720s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

James Kitchin, Swinkel Bank, buried 20 July 1769.

placename:- Swinkel Bank
person:- : Kitchin, James
date:- 1769
period:- 18th century, late; 1760s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Edward Walker, son of Miles and Agnes Walker, Swinkle Bank, baptized 1 October 1775.

placename:- Swinkle Bank
person:- : Walker, Edward
person:- : Walker, Miles and Agnes
date:- 1775
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Edmund Addamson, age 49, Swinkle Bank, buried 2 January 1776.

placename:- Swinkle Bank
person:- : Addamson, Edmund
date:- 1776
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Sarah Walker, daughter of Myles and Agnes Walker, Swinkle Bank, baptized 25 December 1777.

placename:- Swinkle Bank
person:- : Walker, Sarah
person:- : Walker, Myles and Agnes
date:- 1777
period:- 18th century, late; 1770s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Sarah Benson, daughter of James and Jane Benson, Swinkel Bank, baptized 25 January 1780.
Sarah Benson, an infant, daughter of James and Jane Benson, Swinkel Bank, buried 27 January 1780.

placename:- Swinkel Bank
person:- : Benson, Sarah
person:- : Benson, James and Jane
date:- 1780
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Hannah Armstrong, daughter of Thomas and Hannah Armstrong, Swinkle Bank, baptized 12 May 1780.
William Armstrong, son of Thomas and Hannah Armstrong, Swinkle Bank, baptized 12 May 1780.
John Benson, son of James and Jane Benson, Swinkel Bank, baptized 13 November 1780.
Robert Walker, son of Miles and Agnes Walker, Swinkel Bank, baptized 24 December 1780.

placename:- Swinklebank
other name:- Swinkel Bank
person:- : Armstrong, Hannah
person:- : Armstrong, William
person:- : Armstrong, Thomas and Hannah
person:- : Benson, John
person:- : Benson, James and Jane
person:- : Walker, Robert
person:- : Walker, Miles and Agnes
date:- 1780
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Hannah Armstrong, an infant, daughter of Thomas and Hannah Armstrong, Swinkle Bank, buried 26 April 1781.
Thomas Armstrong, age 48, Swinkel bank, buried 30 October 1781.

placename:- Swinkle Bank
other name:- Swinkel Bank
person:- : Armstrong, Hannah
person:- : Armstrong, Thomas and Hannah
person:- : Armstrong, Thomas
date:- 1781
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Agnes Walker, daughter of Miles and Agnes Walker, Swinkelbank, baptized 4 May 1783.

placename:- Swinkelbank
person:- : Walker, Agnes
person:- : Walker, Miles and Agnes
date:- 1783
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

William Walker, son of Miles and Agnes Walker, Swinkel bank, baptized 26 February 1786.

placename:- Swinkel Bank
person:- : Walker, William
person:- : Walker, Miles and Agnes
date:- 1786
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Mary Benson, age 11, daughter of James and Jane Benson, Swinkelbank, buried 24 August 1789.

placename:- Swinkelbank
person:- : Benson, Mary
person:- : Benson, James and Jane
date:- 1789
period:- 18th century, late; 1780s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Agnes Walker, age 48, wife of Miles Walker, Swinkelbank, buried 22 November 1791.

placename:- Swinkelbank
person:- : Walker, Agnes
person:- : Walker, Miles
date:- 1791
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Thomas Thompson, son of Edmund and Esther Thompson, Swinkelbank, baptized 28 December 1792.

placename:- Swinkelbank
person:- : Thompson, Thomas
person:- : Thompson, Edmund and Esther
date:- 1792
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

John Thompson, son of Edmund and Esther Thompson, Swinkelbank, baptized 5 January 1795.

placename:- Swinkelbank
person:- : Thompson, John
person:- : Thompson, Edmund and Esther
date:- 1795
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

parish register:- KendalRO : WPR/85

Deborah Greenwood, illegitimate daughter of Margaret Greenwood, Swinkelbank, baptized 24 January 1796.

placename:- Swinkelbank
person:- : Greenwood, Deborah
person:- : Greenwood, Margaret
date:- 1796
period:- 18th century, late; 1790s

directory:- Parson and White 1829

Book, History, Directory, and Gazetteer, of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmorland, with that Part of the Lake District in Lancashire, forming the Lordships of Furness and Cartmel, by William Parson and William White, published by W White and Co, 1829.
LONG SLEDDALE. Marked 1, reside at Little London; 2, on the East side; and 3, on the West side the Sprint Beck. / FARMERS. Thus [star] are Yeomen.
2 Walker Edward, Swinkle-bank

placename:- Swinklebank
person:- farmer : Walker, Edward
date:- 1829
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

directory:- Parson and White 1829

This place is not recognized, yet.
Book, History, Directory, and Gazetteer, of the Counties of Cumberland and Westmorland, with that Part of the Lake District in Lancashire, forming the Lordships of Furness and Cartmel, by William Parson and William White, published by W White and Co, 1829.
LONG SLEDDALE. Marked 1, reside at Little London; 2, on the East side; and 3, on the West side the Sprint Beck.
Wilkinson Lancelot, school-master, Swinklehill

placename:- Swinklehill
person:- teacher : Wilkinson, Lancelot
date:- 1829
period:- 19th century, early; 1820s

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