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Other OS name in the Parish of Workington and Workington Rural

Historical Forms

  • Scowes 1660 CW(OS)v 1723
  • water of Skewes
  • the Scows 1705 ib


is Scowes 1660 (1723) CW (OS) v, water of Skewes n.d. Whellan, the Scows 1705 ib . v. skógr .