Cumberland

Crosthwaite Church, Keswick, painted by A. Heaton Cooper.

Historical Description

Cumberland is bounded North by Scotland and part of Northumberland, East by Westmorland and Durham, South by Lancashire, and West by the Irish Sea. It is 80 miles long, and about 40 broad. It is divided into 5 Wards; it has one City, one Borough, and 14 Market Towns. Rivers, the Eden and the Derwent. It is in the Province of York, in the Dioceses of Carlisle, Durham, and Chester, and in the Northern Circuit. It contains 1478 square miles, or 945,920 acres. Population, 178,038

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850.

PARISHES IN CUMBERLAND

  • Addingham, Cumberland
  • Aikton, Cumberland
  • Ainstable, Cumberland
  • Allhallows, Cumberland
  • Allonby, Cumberland
  • Alston, Cumberland
  • Arlecdon, Cumberland
  • Armathwaite, Cumberland
  • Arthuret, Cumberland
  • Aspatria, Cumberland
  • Bassenthwaite, Cumberland
  • Beckermet St Bridget, Cumberland
  • Beckermet St John, Cumberland
  • Bewcastle, Cumberland
  • Bolton, Cumberland
  • Bootle, Cumberland
  • Borrowdale, Cumberland
  • Bowness-on-Solway, Cumberland
  • Brampton, Cumberland
  • Bridekirk, Cumberland
  • Brigham, Cumberland
  • Bromfield, Cumberland
  • Burgh by Sands, Cumberland
  • Buttermere, Cumberland
  • Caldbeck, Cumberland
  • Camerton, Cumberland
  • Carlatton, Cumberland
  • Carlisle Cathedral, Cumberland
  • Carlisle Christ Church, Cumberland
  • Carlisle Holy Trinity, Cumberland
  • Carlisle St Cuthbert, Cumberland
  • Carlisle St Mary, Cumberland
  • Castle Carrock, Cumberland
  • Castle Sowerby, Cumberland
  • Cleator, Cumberland
  • Clifton, Cumberland
  • Cloffocks, Cumberland
  • Cockermouth, Cumberland
  • Corney, Cumberland
  • Croglin, Cumberland
  • Crosby on Eden, Cumberland
  • Crosscanonby, Cumberland
  • Crosthwaite, Cumberland
  • Culgaith, Cumberland
  • Cumrew, Cumberland
  • Cumwhitton, Cumberland
  • Dacre, Cumberland
  • Dalston, Cumberland
  • Dean, Cumberland
  • Dearham, Cumberland
  • Distington, Cumberland
  • Drigg, Cumberland
  • Eaglesfield Abbey, Cumberland
  • Edenhall, Cumberland
  • Egremont, Cumberland
  • Embleton, Cumberland
  • Ennerdale, Cumberland
  • Eskdale, Cumberland
  • Farlam, Cumberland
  • Flimby, Cumberland
  • Geltsdale, Cumberland
  • Gilcrux, Cumberland
  • Gosforth, Cumberland
  • Great Orton, Cumberland
  • Great Salkeld, Cumberland
  • Greystoke, Cumberland
  • Grinsdale, Cumberland
  • Haile, Cumberland
  • Harrington, Cumberland
  • Hayton (near Aspatria), Cumberland
  • Hayton (near Brampton), Cumberland
  • Hensingham, Cumberland
  • Hesket in the Forest, Cumberland
  • Holme Cultram, Cumberland
  • Holme Eden, Cumberland
  • Holme Low, Cumberland
  • Houghton St John, Cumberland
  • Hutton in the Forest, Cumberland
  • Ireby, Cumberland
  • Irthington, Cumberland
  • Irton, Cumberland
  • Isel, Cumberland
  • Ivegill, Cumberland
  • Keswick, Cumberland
  • Kirkandrews on Eden with Beaumont, Cumberland
  • Kirkandrews on Esk, Cumberland
  • Kirkbampton, Cumberland
  • Kirkbride, Cumberland
  • Kirkland, Cumberland
  • Kirklinton, Cumberland
  • Kirkoswald, Cumberland
  • Lamplugh, Cumberland
  • Lanercost with Kirkcambeck, Cumberland
  • Langwathby, Cumberland
  • Lazonby, Cumberland
  • Lorton, Cumberland
  • Low Keekle, Cumberland
  • Loweswater, Cumberland
  • Maryport, Cumberland
  • Matterdale, Cumberland
  • Melmerby, Cumberland
  • Midgeholme, Cumberland
  • Millom, Cumberland
  • Moresby, Cumberland
  • Mosser, Cumberland
  • Mount Pleasant, Cumberland
  • Muncaster, Cumberland
  • Mungrisdale, Cumberland
  • Nenthead, Cumberland
  • Nether Denton, Cumberland
  • Nether Wasdale, Cumberland
  • Newlands, Cumberland
  • Newton Arlosh, Cumberland
  • Newton Reigny, Cumberland
  • Nicholforest, Cumberland
  • Ousby, Cumberland
  • Over Denton, Cumberland
  • Penrith, Cumberland
  • Plumbland, Cumberland
  • Plumpton Wall, Cumberland
  • Ponsonby, Cumberland
  • Raughton Head, Cumberland
  • Renwick, Cumberland
  • Rockcliffe, Cumberland
  • Salter and Eskett, Cumberland
  • Scaleby, Cumberland
  • Sebergham, Cumberland
  • Setmurthy, Cumberland
  • Silloth Christ Church, Cumberland
  • Skelton, Cumberland
  • Skiddaw, Cumberland
  • St Bees, Cumberland
  • St John’s in the Vale, Cumberland
  • Stanwix, Cumberland
  • Stapleton, Cumberland
  • Thornthwaite, Cumberland
  • Threlkeld, Cumberland
  • Thursby, Cumberland
  • Thwaites, Cumberland
  • Torpenhow, Cumberland
  • Uldale, Cumberland
  • Ulpha, Cumberland
  • Upperby, Cumberland
  • Waberthwaite, Cumberland
  • Walton, Cumberland
  • Wasdale Head, Cumberland
  • Watermillock, Cumberland
  • Westward, Cumberland
  • Wetheral with Warwick, Cumberland
  • Whicham, Cumberland
  • Whitbeck, Cumberland
  • Whitehaven Holy Trinity, Cumberland
  • Whitehaven St James, Cumberland
  • Whitehaven St Nicholas, Cumberland
  • Wigton, Cumberland
  • Workington, Cumberland
  • Workington St John, Cumberland
  • Wreay, Cumberland
  • Wythburn, Cumberland
  • Wythop, Cumberland