In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Brayton like this:
BRAYTON, a village in Aspatria parish, Cumberland; adjacent to the Carlisle and-Maryport railway, 2 miles E by N of Aspatria. It has a station on the railway. Brayton Hall, in the vicinity, is the seat of Sir W. Lawson, Bart.
Additional information about this locality is available for Aspatria
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Brayton, in Allerdale and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 01st May 2017
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