Crofton  Cumberland


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

CROFTON, a township in Thursby parish, Cumberland; on the river Wampool, adjacent to the Carlisle and Maryport railway, 3¼ miles ENE of Wigton. Acres, 975. Real property, £1, 326. Pop., 105. Houses, 22. Crofton Place is the seat of Sir W. Briscoe, Bart.

Additional information about this locality is available for Thursby

Crofton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th March 2019

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