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Taylors in Pennington Castle?

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Re: John Taylor "of Pennington Castle"

Posted: 31 Oct 2012 7:51PM GMT
Classification: Query
Sorry folks, research I've done in the Carlisle area has convinced me that there never was a Pennington Castle. There was a Pennington family (there is still a Pennington Arms pub in Ravenglass) but they lived in Muncaster Castle. Many 'authorities' have stated that the Taylor family arose in Hants near Carlisle. Unfortunately Hants is a contraction of Hampshire, and there IS a Pennington House in Hampshire that is still owned by (surprise) a Taylor family.
Also, the estate known as Hare Forest is near Orange, nowhere near the Mattaponi River.
SubjectAuthorDate Posted
IMakepeace 3 Feb 2011 1:30PM GMT 
ironlegs1 4 Dec 2011 6:33AM GMT 
CindyTaylo350... 10 Dec 2011 11:43PM GMT 
Carol Tatum 1 Nov 2012 12:42AM GMT 
brown_healy 17 Nov 2013 3:59AM GMT 
MargaretTaylo... 11 Jan 2012 1:44AM GMT 
raven_moses 28 Jul 2012 8:59PM GMT 
Carol Tatum 31 Oct 2012 11:14PM GMT 
crowfields 1 Nov 2012 1:51AM GMT 
CindyTaylo350... 10 Dec 2011 11:34PM GMT 
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