In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Above Derwent like this:
Above Derwent, township, Cockermouth registration dist., Cumberland, 14,750 ac. (899 water), pop. 924.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Above Derwent has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Allerdale. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Above Derwent and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Above Derwent, in Allerdale and Cumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 06th October 2015
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