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Stanwix, Cumberland Family History Guide

Stanwix is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cumberland.

Other places in the parish include: Cargo, Etterby, Linstock, Rickerby, Stainton, and Tarraby.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1662

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist and Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Parishes adjacent to Stanwix

  • Carlisle Holy Trinity
  • Carlisle St Mary
  • Scaleby
  • Grinsdale
  • Rockcliffe
  • Carlisle St Cuthbert
  • Crosby on Eden
  • Wetheral with Warwick
  • Kirkandrews on Eden with Beaumont
  • Houghton St John

Historical Descriptions


Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

TARRABY, a township, in the parish of STANWIX, union of CARLISLE, ESKDALE ward, E. division of Cumberland, 1 ¾ mile (N. N. E.) from Carlisle; containing 135 inhabitants.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.


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