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Bromfield, Cumberland Family History Guide

Bromfield is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.

Other places in the parish include: Blencogo, Bromfield, Crookdale and Scales, Crookdale, Dundraw, Dundraw and Kelsick, Dundraw, Kelsick and Wheyrigg, Langrigg, Mealrigg, and Scales.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1654

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Bromfield

  • Wigton
  • Allhallows
  • Allonby
  • Holme Cultram
  • Aspatria
  • Holme Low
  • Newton Arlosh
  • Bolton

Historical Descriptions

Mealrigg

A New and Comprehensive Gazetteer 1838

Mealrigg, tnshp. England, par. Broomfield, Allerdale ward, below Darwent, co. Cumberland. Real prop. £2113. Pop. (with Langrigg) 269. Wigton (P.T. 303).

Source: A New and Comprehensive Gazetteer: George Newenham Wright, 1838

Administration

  • County: Cumberland
  • Civil Registration District: Wigton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Carlisle (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Carlisle
  • Rural Deanery: Allerdale
  • Poor Law Union: Wigton
  • Hundred: Allerdale below Derwent Ward; Cumberland Ward
  • Province: York