Place:


Kaber  Westmorland

 

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

KABER, a township in Kirkby-Stephen parish, Westmoreland; 2½ miles NE of Kirkby-Stephen. Acres, 3, 962. Real property, with Brough-Sowerby, £3, 664. Pop., 268. Houses, 47. The manor belonged to the Kaberghs, and passed to the Fulthorps, the Wandesworths, and the Wadesons. A republican rising, known as the Kaber-Rigg Plot, took place here in 1663. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel and a free school.

Kaber through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Kaber, in Eden and Westmorland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2823

Date accessed: 23rd October 2019


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