Wasdale Head  Cumberland


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Wasdale Head like this:

WASDALE-HEAD, a township-chapelry in St. Bees parish, Cumberland; comprising the upper part of Wasdale, 10 miles NE of Ravenglass r. station. Post town, Whitehaven. Acres, 7,000. Rated property, £258. Pop., 49. Houses, 7. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Carlisle. Value, £80. Patron, the Incumbent of St. Bees. The church is good.

Wasdale Head through time

Wasdale Head is now part of Copeland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Copeland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Wasdale Head itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wasdale Head, in Copeland and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 19th July 2019

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