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.
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: 28th March 2017
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