Bowness-on-Solway is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.
Alternative names: Bowness-on-Solway
Other places in the parish include: Ainthorn or Anthorn, Drumburgh, Fingland, and Port Carlisle.
Parish registers begin: 1663
Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist
Ainthorn, or Anthorn, a township in the parish of Bowness, Cumberland; 11 miles north-west of Wigton, on a small lake communicating with Morecombe bay. Pop., in 1801, 170; in 1831, 230. Houses 39. A. P. £631.
Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.