A History of the County of Cumberland: Volume 2. Originally published by Victoria County History, London, 1905.
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14. THE HOSPITAL OF ST. LEONARD, WIGTON (fn. 1)
This house had property in Waverton at an early date, for it is mentioned in a charter of Lambert son of Gillestephen of Waverton that the land of the hospital was situated on the east side of the vill. (fn. 2) When the chantries were dissolved in 1546, George Lancaster was incumbent of the hospital of St. Leonard, Wigton. (fn. 3)
15. THE HOSPITAL OF LENNH', BEWCASTLE
The collectors of the tenth, given by the clergy of the diocese of Carlisle in 1294 to Edward I. for the Holy Land, refer to this house and reported that the hospital of Lennh' in Bewcastle (Hospitale de Lennh' in Bothecaster) was unable to pay the assessment as the land belonging to it lay uncultivated. (fn. 4)
16. THE HOSPITAL HOUSE OF CALDBECK
Gospatric son of Orm gave this hospital (hospitalem domum de Caldebech) with the church of that place to the priory of Carlisle (fn. 5) some time before 1170.
17. THE HOUSE OF ST. JOHN, KESWICK
The house of St. John (domus sancti Johannis) existed either as a hospital or hermitage in the early years of the thirteenth century (fn. 6) and has bequeathed its name t the vale of St. John near Keswick.