Place:


Colby  Westmorland

 

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

COLBY, a township in St. Lawrence-Appleby parish, Westmoreland; on the river Eden, 1½ mile WNW of Appleby. Acres, 919. Pop., 178. Houses, 38. It belonged to the Colbys and the Warcops.

Colby through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5346

Date accessed: 23rd September 2019


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