Families of the Lyth Valley

Ely Parrocks

This property no longer exists but the land to which it was attached is still called Ely Parrocks.


Jennet Bennett 1764
Dan Hogarth 1783
Thomas Varty 1789


John Kilner 1696

Ely Parrocks Tenants and Owners

1696Crosthwaite Church records – Agnes Kilner burial
171928th January – lease for one year dwelling house, two closes of land containing two acres plus two moss rooms or dalts.
1750George Bennett’s daughter baptised at Crosthwaite Church
1759Ely Parrocks property of Crosthwaite School Trustees
1760George Bennett tenant
1783aniel and Jane Hoggarth of Ely Parrocks married
1789Baptism Crosthwaite Church – Thomas Varty
1859Let to Peter Addison, Beathwaite Green, for seven years – 14 acres at £17 per year
1880Let to John Clarke of Sampool Plain 17 acres, £32 per year Let to Joseph Langhorn, Birks Farm, Levens
1898Sale of 10 acres of oats, 2 stacks of hay for John Prickett, Ely Parrocks
1901(Westmorland Gazette advert) To let Ely Parrocks, 9 acres and 5 acres, seven year term, tenant John Prickett
1912Let to Roger Wilson, 15 acres, rent £24
1912Let to Nicholas Smith, Lindale, seven year lease, 5 fields
1919Let to Nicholas Smith, Lindale
191922 November – purchased by H Trotter Snr from Crosthwaite School Trustees for £625
1938July – manorial dues paid by H Trotter Snr £5 - 8s - 4d. extinguishing dues to the Earl of Lonsdale.
1965John Hartley Trotter, owner, re Will of H Trotter Snr
1967October – started to construct new flood bank in Ely Parrocks