ST. MARY'S, GOSFORTH
There were Mossops at Gosforth before St.
Bridget Beckermet but as yet we have been unable to establish clear links.
There are associations with Mossops living
at the Boonwood farms from earlier days. Charles Mossop and Ann Williamson who married
in 1753 farmed at Boonwood until Charles inherited Low Prior Scales from
However, it later years they lived at Catgill Hall.
Isaac Mossop who had married Jane Bateman in 1836 lived here from before 1871 to 1887. Before that they were at Scar Brow. Hannah Mossop of Thistleton married Robert Robinson of Gibb Hill on 23rd November 1881 at the Wesleyan Chapel, Gosforth.