6 July. Petition of the inhabitants of Lupton that Gibson Stange
Bridge is in decay. Order that the surveyor of Lupton repair it.
(K. Indictment Book, 1669–1692). On 23 April following a similar
petition with order to amend before the next Sessions. K. Order
11 October. The house of John Sutton in Lupton is licensed as a
place for religious worship for the people called Quakers. K. Order
30 March. The dwelling house of George Gregg of Lupton is
certified to be a place of religious worship pursuant to an Act of
Parliament, 1 William and Mary, entitled an Act for exempting their
Majesties' Protestant subjects dissenting from the Church of
England, from the penalties of certain laws. K. Indictment Book,
11 January. Application by the Surveyor of highways within the
township of Lupton setting forth that the highways are greatly out of
repair and that the 6 days labour is insufficient for the effectual
repair of the same; it is ordered that an assessment of 6d. in the
pound be levied on the several inhabitants owners and occupiers, and
in case of refusal or non payment within 10 days after demand, by
distress and sale of goods, etc. K. Order Book, 1760–70.
4 October. Died on the 16th ult. at Lupton, aged 99 years, Mrs.
Dawson, wife of Mr. Peter Dawson of that place. Mr. Dawson is 101
years of age and retains all his faculties. Newcastle Chronicle.
6 October. Tosca Bridge over Tosca Beck, or Lupton Beck, or
Bleabeck, is presented as being in great decay, and that it ought to be
repaired at the expense of the county. K. Order and Indictment
12 January. Order with plan annexed for stopping up a certain
public highway in the lower end of the township of Lupton between
the south side of the K. Lonsdale and Milnthorpe turnpike road on the
north-west side of a field called Roundabout belonging to Arthur
Burrow, esq., and a certain place where the said highway joins two
other highways near the farm called Green Lane End, of the length of
147 yards and of the breadth of 11 feet. K. Indict. Book, 1817–24.